[rt-users] Ticket missing from database

Ruslan Zakirov ruslan.zakirov at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 02:20:53 EST 2005

On 11/30/05, Mike Friedman <mikef at ack.berkeley.edu> wrote:
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> On Wed, 30 Nov 2005 at 16:46 (+0300), Ruslan Zakirov wrote:
> > I don't understand your problem, but
> > 1) you can't search deleted tickets by id
> > 2) you can view it by #id
> > 3) 3.4.3 has patch that allows you to get deleted tickets from script.
> Ruslan,
> First of all, the script I have to list deleted tickets uses the RT API
> and just does a Load of each ticket by ID in a loop.  And this does work.
> But the problem is that certain tickets can't be loaded by ID, either from
> my script or from the web interface.  In the latter case, I get the
> message 'Can't load ticket nnnn ...'.  The ticket really seems to be gone.
> Yet greater ticket numbers continue to be created in the db, so that's why
> I can't understand where those missing tickets went.  I've thus far found
> at least a couple of 'gaps' in my RT's ticket sequencing, i.e., ticket
> numbers that simply can't be loaded.  I assume those tickets existed at
> one point, or else later ticket numbers wouldn't have been assigned by RT.
> What could cause tickets to just disappear, or at least not be able to be
> loaded?
DB transactions! You couldn't asume that ID sequences is without gaps
even if you don't delete anything.

> Mike
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Best regards, Ruslan.

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