Re: Problems with the Poll.patch

From: Kras Kresh (
Date: 03/23/02

>From: Kevin Dethlefs <Demortes@MSN.COM>
>Subject: [CIRCLE] Problems with the Poll.patch
>Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2002 22:12:11 -0600
>On the ftp site, I tried putting in (by hand of course) poll.patch.tar. I
>got all the bugs but one worked out, and it wont let me start up the mud
>untill it happens. When it tries to read the index file for it, it has
>"Mar 23 22:54:29 :: SYSERR: boot error - 0 records counted in
>text/polls//index." Notice the two /'s. I tried screwing with the
>directory define, and I can't fdin out whats wrong. I tried defineing a
>LIB_TEXT_POLLS as "lib/text/polls" that didn't work, I think that one had
>not two slashes, but none. I dunno, I'm discombobulated. Any help is
>appreciated, and if you need more info, let me know... I dont know what
>would be needed for this type of a problem.

Somewhere in your defines, you have an extra '/' or SLASH in it.
It is most probably your prefix for the poll "PLS_PREFIX".
In index_boot(), it uses %s%s for prefix and index.
That should solve your problem.

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