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    GDC: if bib ID (001) has trailing spaces, job cannot complete

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 8.2.1

    Defect #16384-18241

    Module: GDC
    Releases replicated in: Voyager 8
    Last version without bug: n/a (GDC new in Voyager 8)

    Expected results: GDC would log an error and continue if it encounters unexpected data in a bib record.

    Actual results: If GDC encounters a record whose 001 has trailing spaces, the job dies and never completes, and remains in a status of “Running” in Job Management until it is manually killed, even though the process has already died on the server.

    Workflow implications: Jobs do not complete, and it may not be clear why.

    Replication steps:
    In GDC:
    1. Submit a scan job that will scan and pick up a record with a problem bib ID.
    2. Job hangs in a status of Running and dies on server when it tries to write the problem bib ID to the database.

    Other information: If you increase the logging in jobd.log prior to running the job, the following will be logged:
    2012-04-10 10:59:22,411 321519 [main] ERROR com.exlibris.voyager.jobd.JobExecutor - Job Failed to run properly: For input string: "40009 "
    Where 40009 is the bib ID of the record.

    Workaround: Resave the records, or marcexport all affected records and then run a bulk import matching on bib_id to overlay all the affected records.

    Fixed in GDC for 8.2.1

    • Article last edited: 3/4/2015