[Koha] Batch import of MARC fails

Elaine Bradtke eb at efdss.org
Wed Dec 9 12:37:53 NZDT 2020

Well that was tedious, but it was a single bad record.
Lacking both 001 and 003
But why did Koha spit out so many error messages?
I also wonder why MarcEdit didn't catch it - or does it only look at syntax
and not whether or not required fields are present?
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On Tue, Dec 8, 2020 at 11:17 AM Elaine Bradtke <eb at efdss.org> wrote:

> We're running 20.05.05
> A batch of staged MARC records failed to import, getting stuck at  %90. I
> checked the records and validated the MARC in MarcEdit and tried again.
> They stage and they look fine, but the import still gets stuck at 90%.
>  These are 883 records that were downloaded from our catalogue, edited and
> then staged for import. Just last week an export / import of twice that
> size worked just fine.
> The main difference is these are being imported with a different framework.
> From the log:
> Error message (one of many identical)[Mon Dec 07 20:06:48.546903 2020]
> [cgi:error] [pid 8587] [client] AH01215: [Mon Dec 7
> 20:06:48 2020] stage-marc-import.pl: Invalid normalization routine
> required (biblionumber) at /usr/share/koha/lib/C4/Matcher.pm line 856.:
> /usr/share/koha/intranet/cgi-bin/tools/stage-marc-import.pl, referer:
> https://catalogue-admin.efdss.org/cgi-bin/koha/tools/stage-marc-import.pl
> Also, when it eventually times out, in the staff interface I get: 'Can't
> call method "results" on an undefined value at
> /usr/share/koha/intranet/cgi-bin/tools/manage-marc-import.pl line 363.'
> I'm going to try splitting the file to see if there's a bad record
> somewhere, but it seems to me with the many many identical error messages,
> that it's not a bad record.
> Elaine Bradtke
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