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Re: bug when deleting alias to deleted object (ITS#2186)
Pierangelo Masarati writes:
> I'm not too familiar with aliases, but I assume the default
> ("none") should result in deleting the alias entry, while
> "always" should result in deleting the aliased entry.
No, only the search operation can dereference aliases. The delete
operation does not consider them and has no dereference options.
I'm thinking the alias may have been "active" as a result of a
concurrent search through it, or previous search which did not
clean up after itself.