Re: htdig: CORE file when using htsearch

Geoff Hutchison (
Tue, 15 Dec 1998 09:06:03 -0500

At 7:39 AM -0500 12/15/98, Mike Dagan wrote:
>I am using the latest htdig on a linux machine. Every few minutes
>i find a core file in the cgi-bin directory.
>I used the "strings core" command to see if i can get any hints.
>Does it makes any sence to anyone?

There are lots of lines like this:
ILLEGAL PAGE TYPE: page: %lu type: %lu

So I'd guess that your databases are corrupt. I'm sure you didn't want to
hear that, but if it happens "every few minutes," it's probably something
that affects most of your searches.

You can also run htsearch under gdb:
gdb htsearch
(gdb) run
Enter words: ...

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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