bug 225221 "longdescs table needs a primary key"

David Miller justdave at bugzilla.org
Wed Mar 10 19:23:38 UTC 2004

On 3/10/2004 3:16 PM -0500, Christopher Hicks wrote:

> Given that all of this is brought up in a conversation about code quality,
> who ever reviewed things to allow a table to be created without a primary
> key in the first place?  This violates such a fundamental rule of database
> design and maintenance it's difficult to believe it occurred in the first
> place and it's even more difficult to believe that it has persisted for so
> long with noone objecting.

Best way to answer that is "we inherited it".  That's been in the schema
since before any of us ever saw Bugzilla.  The reasons it hasn't been fixed
yet got pretty well discussed on bug 225221.
Dave Miller      Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System
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