[Koha] upgrade 3.6.1 to 3.8.5 & DOM vs GRS1

Ian Bays ian.bays at ptfs-europe.com
Thu Oct 11 21:30:41 NZDT 2012

This bug with patch will almost certainly fix the known problem with dom 
My guess is that you have records with the 001 field that are not unique 
(which should work OK).

On 11/10/2012 08:24, Hugo Agud wrote:
> Dear all
> I write this mail because we wish to share this issue with you and ask you
> If you have had similar experiences
> We have upgraded a koha 3.6.1 to 3.8.5 with success no error messages, no
> where however we have found some strange behaviour in the Zebra index..
> If we upgrade koha and configure zebra for using DOM, some records are
> missing, although they are in the mysql (we have seen the bugzilla and we
> have applied it , and some records appears but we do not rely completly on
> this index, we fear that some records are still missing... a search in
> 3.8.5 and 3.6.1 gives different number of results and we do not know if
> this happens becasue of the change of indexing in DOM or because there are
> still lmissing records.... however the subject search it matachs 100% both
> servers.
> If we upgrade koha and condigure grs1 we get the exact result list in 3.6.1
> and 3.8.5 but all the records are empty, with no data...  (no error logs
> nowhere), koha 3.8.5 gives 13 ersults... and is list them with no data...
>   (we have reindexed them with -x and without -x) we suspect perhaps some
> kind of character problem indexing......
> Now we're going to maka a fresh install instead of a upgrade and check the
> behaviour of zebra results...
> Anybody has experienced a similar behaviour? we're going tin make a fresh
> install of Koha 3.8.5 and transfer the database and check it in order to
> compare both index (the upgraded and fresh install)
> Data from the server (perhaps we should upgrade zebra?)
>   Koha version: OS version ('uname -a'): Linux ip-10-33-136-12
> 3.0.0-13-virtual #22-Ubuntu SMP Wed Nov 2 17:10:19 UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386
> GNU/Linux Perl interpreter: /usr/bin/perl Perl version: 5.012004 Perl
> @INC:/usr/share/koha/lib
> /etc/perl
> /usr/local/lib/perl/5.12.4
> /usr/local/share/perl/5.12.4
> /usr/lib/perl5
> /usr/share/perl5
> /usr/lib/perl/5.12
> /usr/share/perl/5.12
> /usr/local/lib/site_perl
> .
>   MySQL version: mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.1.63, for debian-linux-gnu (i686)
> using readline 6.2 Apache version: Server version: Apache/2.2.20
> (Ubuntu)Zebra version:Zebra 2.0.44 (C) 1994-2010, Index Data ApS Zebra
> is free software, covered
> by the GNU General Public License, and you are welcome to change it and/or
> distribute copies of it under certain conditions. SHA1 ID:
> 419ad759807269fdfa379799a051ed3a551c6541 Using IC

Ian Bays
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