[EP-tech] Re: Indexing issue
alan.stiles at open.ac.uk
Thu Mar 12 14:33:43 GMT 2015
Hi Andrew, have you removed the index event from the event queue?
From: Andrew Beeken [mailto:anbeeken at lincoln.ac.uk]
Sent: 12 March 2015 14:12
To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Indexing issue
Further to this, we¹ve now removed the record in question, however EPrints still seems to be trying to index it - I don¹t know if this is a cache of some kind.
On 11/03/2015 16:11, "Andrew Beeken" <anbeeken at lincoln.ac.uk> wrote:
>We¹ve got a bit of an issue with our search indexing which, after some
>digging, seems to be related to a specific record. Dumping a log of the
>‹verbose index to a file, the offending entry seems to be throwing the
>Error: PDF file is damaged - attempting to reconstruct xref table...
>Error opening /tmp/ep-convertc4Azo/index.txt: No such file or directory
>The issue seems to be that once the indexer hits this record it bails
>out and doesn¹t index records after this, meaning that some users have
>items which do not show up when a search is conducted based on their
>user number as this is used in conjunction with the JSON output on a
>search to populate our local staff directory with academics research
>outputs, it¹s causing us some issues internally and also concerning us
>that the EPrints search index is incomplete.
>We¹ve removed the PDF that appears to be causing the problem but it is
>potentially cached as it still comes up with the error; we¹ve tried
>putting the record as ³retired² and will look tomorrow to see if that
>does anything, however if anyone has encountered this before or has a
>potentially better suggestion, let me know!
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