Schema change release 2012-10-15

We just finished the latest schema change release. Please stay tuned for instructions on how to upgrade your MusicBrainz slave instances.

This release features work from Nikki, Navap, Bitmap, Freso and the MusicBrainz developers. Thanks for your work everyone! The following changes were included in this release:


  • [MBS-240] – Attached files not downloading properly in transcluded page
  • [MBS-3610] – Ratings : 502 Bad Gateway
  • [MBS-3853] – Annotation history page allows the same version to be selected for both Old and New
  • [MBS-3963] – Edit search "artist in my subscription" should hide the artist input field
  • [MBS-4033] – Offered and installed search plugin name mismatch
  • [MBS-4206] – Whitespace isn’t removed from the last join phrase
  • [MBS-4220] – Artists shown to last 0 days if begin year = end year
  • [MBS-4268] – "{age} ago" does not work for all languages
  • [MBS-4747] – Wrong diff or wrong edit allowed for an URL
  • [MBS-4812] – Empty "Remove release label" edit was entered
  • [MBS-4929] – Some fields on user’s "Open edits" page are duplicating while merging works
  • [MBS-4978] – Release merges with strategy "Merge mediums and recordings" don’t show up on the affected recordings’ open edits list.
  • [MBS-5047] – Changing secondary RG types is an autoedit for all users
  • [MBS-5051] – Empty artists with pending edits still get the « will be removed automatically » warning
  • [MBS-5090] – Some entities are marked as having pending edits when they don’t
  • [MBS-5177] – Editors can edit after removing their email address
  • [MBS-5253] – Table release_group_secondary_type_join misses a created field
  • [MBS-5264] – Track Parser results in edits changing durations on tracks in mediums with discids in some cases
  • [MBS-5306] – Internal server error when searching for edits by artist country and relationship type
  • [MBS-5321] – Some relationship editor tests are failing.
  • [MBS-5329] – Relationship editor breaks when using translations
  • [MBS-5330] – Medium formats untranslated on release pages and in release editor
  • [MBS-5331] – Edit note label is cut off when translated
  • [MBS-5332] – Last updated timestamp is missing on some details pages
  • [MBS-5333] – cover art types translate incorrectly
  • [MBS-5336] – Relationships get double-translated
  • [MBS-5342] – .pot files are generated with the ‘perl-format’ po flag when they are not being passed to sprintf
  • [MBS-5344] – Edits display page, for an add cover art edit, for a removed release, has invalid link
  • [MBS-5346] – TuneCore blocking blocks valid ISRCs
  • [MBS-5357] – Translations creeping into edit info
  • [MBS-5368] – Changing the link type in the relationship editor causes the dialog to jump
  • [MBS-5372] – AR editor: paste should detect entity type
  • [MBS-5377] – MediaWiki upgrade broke WikiDoc redirects
  • [MBS-5382] – AR editor: "part of" ARs are displayed backwards
  • [MBS-5384] – Relationship editor: track artists only shown when AC has different number of artists
  • [MBS-5385] – Relationship editor shouldn’t merge relationships with different dates
  • [MBS-5390] – Relationship editor isn’t loading related works for some recordings
  • [MBS-5391] – Relationship editor doesn’t support the "ended" checkbox
  • [MBS-5392] – Relationship editor should display dates consistent with the rest of the site
  • [MBS-5396] – relationship editor changes to MB.utility.keys cause it to die on null
  • [MBS-5406] – "Subscriptions" editor tab shows 3 empty <li> inside <ul> between « jesus2099 is subscribed to: » and p.pageselector
  • [MBS-5412] – Some statistics tabs have partially-untranslated headers
  • [MBS-5413] – e.g. "Artist-Artist" and "Artist-Artist relationships" not translating correctly on /statistics/relationships
  • [MBS-5414] – Javascript tests no longer run in older versions of Opera
  • [MBS-5415] – "Types:" (under cover art) should often be in singular
  • [MBS-5417] – WikiDocs: Prevent access to File and Image namespace
  • [MBS-5419] – Chrome frame wasn’t removed completely/properly
  • [MBS-5425] – Some ModBot edit notes end up stored translated


  • [MBS-1226] – Address verification email should include the client’s IP address
  • [MBS-1530] – More space/sections on the add disc id page
  • [MBS-1789] – No way to compare discid track length against tracklist length
  • [MBS-2449] – Search page should say when it was last updated
  • [MBS-2492] – Don’t show quality levels in edit documentation where they don’t apply
  • [MBS-2543] – Make the dash at the end of /cdtoc/ and /cdstub/ URLs optional
  • [MBS-2650] – After adding a relationship, go to the overview tab
  • [MBS-2717] – User’s ratings page should be paginated
  • [MBS-3606] – Matched CD TOC page should have a link to the disc id
  • [MBS-3791] – Drop Description from URLs
  • [MBS-4104] – Show release merges under all track/recording artists
  • [MBS-4405] – Report: Artists that may be persons shoudn’t show obvious groups
  • [MBS-4690] – Include links to all image sizes
  • [MBS-5099] – Make release/work language clickable
  • [MBS-5236] – Add stats for work types
  • [MBS-5279] – Try to avoid duplicating links in the sidebar
  • [MBS-5285] – Add NOT NULL constraints to disambiguation & join phrase column
  • [MBS-5290] – CAA replication
  • [MBS-5350] – Add a way to check # of open edits and edits entered in the last day
  • [MBS-5352] – /doc/Edit_Types/38 and similar should link to the documentation.
  • [MBS-5362] – Add cleanup and autoselect for iTunes links
  • [MBS-5364] – Ask the user to confirm navigation away from the relationship editor (mainly for backspace)
  • [MBS-5365] – In the relationship editor, pressing enter while focused in the entity lookup should add the relationship
  • [MBS-5366] – Make it easier to reuse artists in the relationship editor
  • [MBS-5371] – Don’t show ModBot as a limited user
  • [MBS-5375] – Remove whitespace above doctype declaration
  • [MBS-5376] – Add artist credit description
  • [MBS-5404] – Improve the relationship editor’s multiselect plugin

New Feature

  • [MBS-5320] – All data dumps should be signed by MusicBrainz
  • [MBS-5324] – Relationship editor should allow using auto-editor privileges
  • [MBS-5363] – Allow adding/editing release group relationships in the relationship editor


  • [MBS-5182] – Add final controlled_for_whitespace checks
  • [MBS-5289] – Finish/merge log statistic features
  • [MBS-5291] – Move existing timeline stats into its own schema
  • [MBS-5316] – Remove PGOPTIONS/search_path from ./admin/psql
  • [MBS-5354] – Remove drastically out-of-sequence cover art images
  • [MBS-5355] – Remove depedency on Function::Parameters
  • [MBS-5374] – Commit MB logo into repo

The Git commit SHA for this release is 5bd71d211dceb25a7a0d545a14cb3273e3e89f19, tag is v-2012-10-15-schema-change.

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