Package upgrade fails with internal server error: The summarized field is not deterministic
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Package upgrade fails with internal server error: The summarized field is not deterministic

AppExchange , Packaging

Last updated 2016-07-28 ·Reference W-2586686 ·Reported By 0 users

Fixed - Winter '16

Some customers may get internal server error when upgrading a package with RSF(roll up summary fields), and the error in the backend is:

Objectname__c.fieldname__c: The summarized field in not deterministic

1. In a DE org, create a managed package and add the following components:
- Create 2 objects: "Object 1" and "Object 2"
- Create master-detail field from "Object 2" to ""Object 1"
- Create formula in "Object 2" with:
source: "1"
return data type: number
Decimal places: 1
- Create RSF on "Object 1" that does sum on Object_2.formula__c
- release version 1.0

2. In the same DE org
- Add a new field on "Object 2", with number data type
- Make the following changes to Object_2.formula__c :
change decimal place from 1 to 2
change formula source to reference the newly created field: " 1 + new_field__c"
- In "Object 1" make only one change: add a new RSF field that makes a SUM using Object_2.formula__c
- Upload a new version v1.1 of the package

3. In a subscriber org
- Install that package 1.0
- Upgrade tov1.1 of the package, you'll get internal server error.
- Log a case and support will find the error: Object_2__c.formula__c: The summarized field is not deterministic

4. Fresh install v1.1 in a different org(do not upgrade from v1.0) and it is successful

1. Change the decimal place from 2 back to 1 on the Object_2__c.formula__c field, and upload a new version v1.2.
2. Upgrade subscriber from v1.0 to this new version v1.2

3. If needed, change decimal place from 1 to 2 and upload a new version v1.3
4. Upgrade subscriber from v1.2 to v1.3

For new subscribers, you can directly install v1.1, or v1.3.

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