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Re: corrupt bbdb database, & what to do abouti t?


From: J. David Boyd
Subject: Re: corrupt bbdb database, & what to do abouti t?
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 15:23:47 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (cygwin)

Matt Price <address@hidden> writes:

> after two events in rapid succession -- a hard hang on emacs that
> required me to kill the process, and a minor upgrade of my system
> (running snapshot packages on ubuntu lucid), my bbdb database appears
> to be corrupt.  i'm just wondering what i ought to do about that, as i
> spent quite a while harvesting these addresses & don't want to lose
> them entirely.  here's my error message:
>
> ----------
> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "catastrophic: bbdb-records
> recursed")
>   signal(error ("catastrophic: bbdb-records recursed"))
>   error("catastrophic: bbdb-records recursed")
>   bbdb-records(nil t)
>   byte-code("\203!\210\303\304\305\"\210      \207" [w bbdb-hashtable
> select-window bbdb-records nil t] 3)
>   bbdb-complete-name()
>   call-interactively(bbdb-complete-name nil nil)
>   recursive-edit()
>   byte-code("\306      @\307=\203!
> debug(error (error "catastrophic: bbdb-records recursed"))
>   signal(error ("catastrophic: bbdb-records recursed"))
>   error("catastrophic: bbdb-records recursed")
>   bbdb-records(t)
>   bbdb-search-simple(nil "address@hidden")
> --------
> has anyone ever seen this before?  i'm guessing my bbdb db is corrupt
> but i'd rather not build it back from scratch, so if anyone has any
> advice it'd be really helpful.  thanks much,
> matt


It's just text...  Peruse it, and see if anything looks funny.  If it
does, fix it.  (Save a backup first, of course!)

Dave





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