[htdig] Re: Segemntaion faults

Gilles Detillieux (grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca)
Thu, 18 Mar 1999 18:04:29 -0600 (CST)

I think a number of ht://Dig users are using it with large numbers of
documents like yours. I don't know what the cause of the problem is.
Are you now using 3.1.1, or still using 3.1.0b2? I assume this is on
a S.u.S.E. Linux system, with Intel processor?

Can you get a stack backtrace from the core dump? It would help to
know where it is crashing. Do you know what document it was processing
when it crashed? Maybe it's a problem with that. You can also try
htdig -vvv to get more verbose output. Note that this will produce
LOTS of output, especially with close to a hundred thousand documents,
but the last part of that output, just before it crashes, may prove to be

According to Bodo Bauer:
> Hi Gilles,
> sorry to bother you again, but I stll get a seg fault every time I run
> htdig -i. Is there any hard limit on the number of pages you can index?
> We have about 88.000 pages on the server is this a problem?
> Ciao,
> BB
> --
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> bb@suse.com 458 Santa Clara Avenue fax +1-510-835 7875
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Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:    http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil
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