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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-32999 META: Files UI Stage 2 polishing in master
  3. MDL-33452

It must not possible to create an alias to another alias

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    • Type: Sub-task
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Blocker
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.3
    • Fix Version/s: 2.3
    • Component/s: Filepicker, Files API
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    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. Enable box.net repository (requires configuration)
      2. Upload a file to your box.net account
      3. Go to my private files
      4. Choose the file from the box.net repository
      5. Choose 'create an alias/shortcut'
      6. Save Changes
      7. Go to a course, create a new file resource
      8. Choose the private files repository and choose the file from your private files area which you just aliased from box.net. Test 1: choose it as a copy
      9. Make sure the copy of the file appeared (no link icon in filemanager)
      10. Test 2: choose file as an alias, select "Rename" if name conflict occurs
      11. Make sure the file is an alias (link icon in filemanager) and when you click on the file, it shows that original is in Box.net (and not in private files)
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      Enable box.net repository (requires configuration) Upload a file to your box.net account Go to my private files Choose the file from the box.net repository Choose 'create an alias/shortcut' Save Changes Go to a course, create a new file resource Choose the private files repository and choose the file from your private files area which you just aliased from box.net. Test 1: choose it as a copy Make sure the copy of the file appeared (no link icon in filemanager) Test 2: choose file as an alias, select "Rename" if name conflict occurs Make sure the file is an alias (link icon in filemanager) and when you click on the file, it shows that original is in Box.net (and not in private files)
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_23_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_23_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      wip-MDL-33452-master

      Description

      See http://moodle.org/local/chatlogs/index.php?conversationid=10297#c358057 and http://moodle.org/local/chatlogs/index.php?conversationid=10308#c358427

      When an alias is picked in the filepicker, we must not create a new alias to it. Instead, we need to make sure that the picked file links to the original external file.

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                Updated:
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                Fix Release Date:
                25/Jun/12