Re: database failure

1998-03-12 12:42:37
On March, 12 1998 at 9:15, John Sechrest wrote:

      I have been archiving a mailing list for some time.
      But today it has started failing with the following
   ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
   "|/usr/local/bin/mhonarc -add -quiet -news -outdir /info/mailing-list/arch
ive/tforum -subsort -nodoc -umask 002"
       (expanded from: <tforum-www-archive(_at_)troi(_dot_)peak(_dot_)org>)
    ----- Transcript of session follows -----
  ERROR: Database read error of /info/mailing-list/archive/tforum/.mhonarc.db
  Can't find string terminator "'" anywhere before EOF at /info/mailing-list/
archive/tforum/.mhonarc.db line 2224.

Version of MHonArc?  Way back when, there was a problem when message-ids
contained the single-quote character.

Do have the latest version of MHonArc?


P.S.  When reporting a potential bug, list the following (from the

        o  Version of Perl (can be retrievied by "perl -v").
        o  Version of the program (can be retrievied by "mhonarc -v").
        o  The operating system you are using (on Unix the output
           of "uname -a" is useful).
        o  The exact command-line used to invoke the program.
        o  Error/diagnostic messages from the program.
        o  Any other information that might prove useful (eg. input
           files, resource files, environment settings, etc).

The first two items are definite must.

             Earl Hood              | University of California: Irvine
      ehood(_at_)medusa(_dot_)acs(_dot_)uci(_dot_)edu      |      Electronic 
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