problem in indexing emblnew

Tim Cutts tjrc1 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Wed Sep 3 03:28:46 EST 1997


In article <5uhh8b$8se$1 at soleil.uvsq.fr>,
J-L. Risler <risler at genetique.uvsq.fr> wrote:
>Dear Gurus (and maybe Thure himself...)
>
>I'm still running SRS4_08 :-( on a Dec Alpha machine.
>
>I recently upgraded the OS from DU3.2C to DU4.0B. Then I wanted to index
>emblnew (cumulative entries since the last release).
>SRSBUILD won't index the libraries with a core dump and the messages:
>
>e_fileopenerr, file could not be opened
>SRSINX:emnew_id
>......
>same message for all the output files
>
>I have sufficient disk and swap space. I did not modify the config files
>(SRSSECTION works like a charm).
>The input files are in GCG format and I can fetch entries from within GCG.
>
>Curiously I could index without any problem the last PIR release.
>
>Would you have any hint? Thank you!

I have had similar problems to this under GCG 9 on our IRIX box.  I
found that somehow the files were already there, but no longer had
write permission for the user running the srs index build.
Consequently, SRS was refusing to over-write these files for this
reason.

Tim.




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