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  1. MusicBrainz Server
  2. MBS-7386

Regression: Attach TOC to new release - TOC/DiscId is lost when based on existing release/tracklist

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: High
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 2014-04-14
    • Component/s: Release editor
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      This also happens if you choose a release with the same number of tracks.

      The expected behaviour here is probably complicated. Since there is a TOC being attached, the track times etc in the "based on" release cannot be used. However if I'm adding a release with bonus tracks, I think I'd expect to be able to re-use the titles and have the editor discard the times. Being able to copy titles/artists is the safest way so that the tracklists can be shared using the "matching magic" in the database, I believe?

      I think in this situation it should give you a warning.

      I'd suggest something like the following on the release duplicates page; suitably highlighted:

      "You are adding a DiscId with this release. If you base this addition on an existing release, the track times from the existing release will be ignored"

      If existing release # tracks < discID # tracks => empty titles tracks should appear in tracklist editor
      If existing release # tracks > discId # tracks => should pick the first "disc # tracks" and populate those in tracklist. Perhaps it should give you a warning that it has discarded some track titles.

      But you should not lose the TOC/discId without any warning, which is what is currently happening.

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              • Assignee:
                bitmap Michael Wiencek
                Reporter:
                kepstin Calvin Walton
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                  2014-04-14