[Koha] rebuild_zebra issue

Bernard Desnoues bernard.desnoues at bulac.fr
Wed Mar 16 20:53:06 NZDT 2011

Hello Frédéric,

Frédéric Demians a écrit :
>  > We run Koha and we have a problem with rebuild_zebra. In
>  > some circumstances, when we load and update records, double index
>  > entries corresponding to the same record (same biblionumber) appear
>  > when we search the catalog. The first entry is the old index entry and
>  > the second for the new state or the record. It's a big catalog : more
>  > than 900 000 bib records. If we run ./rebuild_zebra.pl -b -r -x -v,
>  > double entries disappear.
>  > I don't see anything strange in our settings. Does anybody have any
>  > idea on what happens and if there is a mistake in our settings or a
>  > misunderstanding ?

We run Zebra (-z) every 2 min but when we load records, this cronjob is not active.

> At which periodicity do you run rebuild_zebra.pl? With such a large
> catalog you may run an instance of the script whith a previous one still
> running. You could try to run rebuild_zebra less frequently. If your
> records are 'clean', you can also run rebuild_zebra with 'nosanitize'
> option. It will significantly decrease rebuild_zebra execution time.
> Regards,

Bernard Desnoues

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