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[EP-tech] Re: Indexing issue



Hi Andrew, have you removed the index event from the event queue?

-----Original Message-----
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, we?ve now removed the record in question, however EPrints still seems to be trying to index it - I don?t know if this is a cache of some kind.

On 11/03/2015 16:11, "Andrew Beeken" <anbeeken at lincoln.ac.uk> wrote:

>Hello!
>
>We?ve 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
>following error:
>
>Error: PDF file is damaged - attempting to reconstruct xref table...
>
>Error opening /tmp/ep-convertc4Azo/index.txt: No such file or directory
>at /usr/share/eprints3/perl_lib/EPrints/Plugin/Convert/IndexCodes.pm
>line 57.
>
>The issue seems to be that once the indexer hits this record it bails
>out and doesn?t 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, it?s causing us some issues internally and also concerning us
>that the EPrints search index is incomplete.
>
>We?ve removed the PDF that appears to be causing the problem but it is
>potentially cached as it still comes up with the error; we?ve tried
>putting the record as ?retired? 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!
>
>Cheers!
>Andrew
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