Forum OpenACS Q&A: /admin/users does not show all groups

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Posted by C. R. Oldham on
Greetings,

Is there some reason why /admin/users doesn't show all the groups
defined in the system?  It seems to show only groups that are parents
of other groups.

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Posted by Tilmann Singer on
If you actually mean /admin/groups/ then I can not reproduce your problem. This page shows all groups on my installation, grouped [sic] by their group-type. So it looks for example like this:

o Foo Group Type
  o Foo Group One
  o Foo Group Two

o Bar Group Type
  o Bar Group One

etc.

It seems to leave out group-types which have no group defined yet though - you have to go to /admin/group-types/ to see those.

What kind of groups exactly are not shown on your installation?

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Posted by C. R. Oldham on
No, actually I meant acs-admin/users--under the "Complex Search" section where you can search for users in particular groups.

However, I also found another interesting thing--I created a new group type, and created a bunch of groups of that type.  On the group admin screen it says "Display all 45 groups", but I don't have 45 groups, I have 19.

I've also discovered that the pl/sql function acs_groups.member_p is a no-op, it was never written.  There does not seem to be any function defined in the system to tell me if a user is a member of a particular group.