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Re: wondering why?

From: Weir James K Contr ASC/ENOI <James.Weir(at)>
Date: Wed Apr 28 2004 - 15:42:03 GMT
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> [] On Behalf Of Bill Moseley
> Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 2:06 PM
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> Subject: [SWISH-E] Re: wondering why?
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 08:56:51AM -0700, Weir James K Contr 
> ASC/ENOI wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > 
> > I am running the search on a windows 2000 server sp4 with 
> dual 933 MHZ 
> > processors with 3GB Ram I wonder why I would be getting this
> > 
> > 
> > Warning: Failed to uncompress Property. zlib uncompress 
> returned: -5.  
> > uncompressed size: 14899107 buf_len: 1243796
> Are you using the same exact program for both indexing and 
> searching?  I ask because it looks like a data offset error.  
> Another possibility is that you copied the index file but are 
> using the wrong associated .prop file.  Did you copy or move 
> the index by chance?
I move the index file and .prop to another folder after I index it. 
Just incase I need to use the search while indexing.. Ie a Temp folder, is 
This not a good idea;that is moving the files?

> You posted about this in early March.  Bill Schell found an 
> off-by-one error that was causing problems, but I'm not sure 
> if that's related to your issue as I think that was only when 
> not using HTML2|XML2|TXT2 parser (i.e. using the old system 
> where the entire file is read into memory).  You are using 
> HTML* which will use libxml2.

I am only indexing TXT files, should I use some other parser for that?
> A -5 zlib error is a buffer error, and as you can see there's 
> a problem in the buffer sizes.  
> When swish-e goes to read a property the first few bytes of 
> the property give the compressed size, and the next few bytes 
> give the bytes saved by compressing (so the sum is the 
> uncompressed length).  The data of the property then follow.  
> Swish-e then creates a buffer and reads the compressed data 
> from disk into that buffer.  In this case the compressed data 
> is 1,243,796 bytes and the uncompressed length is 14,899,107. 
>  I doubt zlib is that good at compression, and I also doubt 
> that you really have a 14MB property you are trying to save.
I have .prop file that is 976,212 KB, yes this is the size of the file

> Since I don't believe those numbers the index is either 
> corrupt or the program is just reading the wrong place in the 
> .prop file.
> -- 
> Bill Moseley
Received on Wed Apr 28 08:42:03 2004