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  1. PUBLIC - Liferay Portal Community Edition
  2. LPS-69800

No VerifyProcess in place to fix some corrupted DDLRecords



      This LPS is something of a continuation of LPS-69595. The bug from LPS-69595, due to the nature of how it works, may corrupt DDLRecords by causing the _fieldsDisplay field to be empty. This corruption will cause any import with these DDLRecords to fail, because the corrupted DDLRecords cannot be merged with imported ones without the _fieldsDisplay field.

      The VerifyDynamicDataMapping VerifyProcess in ee-6.2.x can detect and regenerate _fieldsDisplay fields when there is none, but fails to detect a problem if the _fieldsDisplay field has lost its value from this bug. It should be able to detect this and regenerate the field in the same way.

      There does not appear to be a way to successfully upgrade the DDL module to DXP when this corruption is present in the database, so that appears to be a different bug for master/DXP that should be handled separately, possibly with its own UpgradeProcess.

      Steps to reproduce:
      1. Startup a Liferay bundle in 6.2 from before the fix for LPS-69595 (e.g., SP15)
      2. Reproduce the bug from LPS-69595 (steps for that are as follows):

      i. Create a new site
      ii. Within the new site, create a DDMStructure with at least one field of any data type
      iii. Create a Dynamic Data List and DDLRecord based on this structure
      iv. Go to Site Pages -> Export as LAR, and download the LAR
      v. Delete the Dynamic Data List (necessary for deleting the site because of the existing bug, LPS-69573)
      vi. Delete the site
      vii. Create a new blank site
      viii. Go to Site Pages -> Import the LAR three times (at this point the DDLRecords now have corrupted _fieldsDisplay fields)

      3. Shut down Liferay
      4. Upgrade to any version where LPS-69595 is fixed or not longer reproducible (post-LPS-69595 in ee-6.2.x)

      Expected result: administrators can run a built-in Liferay process to repair DDLRecords (i.e., a VerifyProcess)
      Actual result: administrators have no built-in Liferay processes to repair DDLRecords


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              raven.song Raven Song
              alec.shay Alec Shay
              Kiyoshi Lee Kiyoshi Lee
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                  6.2.X EE