Re: [greenstone-users] re buffer overrun

From Jens Wille
DateTue, 06 Nov 2007 16:47:57 +0100
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] re buffer overrun
In-Reply-To (472F791B-9090000-sdb-org)
hi julian!

Julian Fox [2007-11-05 21:12]:
> Well, some saga that was! Thanks for sharing all that toing and
> froing with me! And the ever-helpful team was doing its best.
> Anyway, I found a solution but its a very untechnical one and it
> does not leave us with any explanations at all, I suspect.
as you can see with my "solution", that was a rather unexpected one
as well. though it might not be for a C++ insider, to me it was.

> Since I had only 9 docs in there at the time (I've now added
> another 6) I simply created a new Thai collection, transferred
> the 6 files from the previous one, deleted that and went ahead.
> Voila! It built! (or does none say builded in this case?). Could
> it have been the my machine had a small glitch?
i'm glad you were triumphant. don't know about the reasons though,
sorry. i understand you built your collections using the GLI? that
may be a totally different story then ;-)

> I was having another problem with the syslog file filling up and
> having to empty it out (resolved that now) and obviously that was
> slowing the machine down, but I couldn't say that this influenced
> the buffer overrun problem - and the new collection was made
> while I was still having the syslog problem anyway.
didn't come across that one before. were your logs flooded by
greenstone/GLI or a different process? any relevant error messages?

cheers
jens