[Xapian-discuss] Database Corrupt Error

Mike Boone mike at boonedocks.net
Fri Feb 11 19:33:22 GMT 2005

I am getting this error when trying to remove a document from my Xapian
database via writabledatabase_delete_document:

"DatabaseCorruptError: Db block overwritten - are there multiple writers?"

There might have been two processes trying to write to it earlier today, but
currently only one process can touch it at a time, and I still receive the

Is there a fast way to fix this problem or do I need to rebuild the whole
Xapian database?

We're running Xapian 0.8.3 via SWIG/PHP.


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