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Re: Segfault while merging indexes: Failed to uncompress Property. zlib uncompress returned: -3

From: Axel Beckert - ecos gmbh <beckert(at)>
Date: Thu Jun 09 2005 - 13:42:43 GMT

Am Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 07:38:37AM -0700, Axel Beckert - ecos gmbh schrieb:
> > > Processing words in index '/var/syscfg/swish/swish-e.kb.index.tmp':      0 words
> > > Warning: Failed to uncompress Property. zlib uncompress returned: -3.  uncompressed size: 18 buf_len: -1073750304

Happened today again, but it seems to have happened earlier in the
process according to the output. Maybe the zlib error just was an

# TMP=/var/syscfg/swish/tmp /usr/local/bin/swish-e -v0 -c /usr/msrc/kb/etc/swish.kb.conf -M /var/syscfg/swish/swish-e.kb.index /var/syscfg/swish/ /var/syscfg/swish/swish-e.kb.index.tmp
Input index '/var/syscfg/swish/swish-e.kb.index' has 1455 files and 19002 words
Input index '/var/syscfg/swish/' has 1 files and 368 words
Replaced file '/var/syscfg/swish/tmp/85e9d9a02b04e45872393762a6794559 2005-06-06 13:57:01 CEST' with '/var/syscfg/swish/tmp/85e9d9a02b04e45872393762a6794559 2005-06-09 15:20:51 CEST'
Getting words in index '/var/syscfg/swish/swish-e.kb.index':  19002 words
Getting words in index '/var/syscfg/swish/':    368 words
Segmentation faultn index '/var/syscfg/swish/swish-e.kb.index.tmp':      0 words

> > I'll try and take a look later today.
> Thanks.

Any news or ideas?

> > Could you try this with a current snapshot from the swish-daily page
> > just to make sure this hasn't already been addressed?
> Maybe, but probably not today.

It's on my todo list for monday or so...

> I resolved the problem temporarily by rebuilding the whole index
> from scratch, which interestingly worked. (But some data surely has
> changed since the error occurred.)

Currently rebuilding the index again...

> I saved the broken index files, so I can test it on them. (I hope. :-)

Now I even have a second set of files to test on... ;-)

            Kind regards, Axel Beckert
Axel Beckert      ecos electronic communication services gmbh
it security solutions * web applications with apache and perl

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Received on Thu Jun 9 06:42:45 2005