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Re: zim can't delete anything


Thanks for straightening me out, Jaap

- Kurt

On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 9:24 AM, Jaap Karssenberg
<jaap.karssenberg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 2:52 PM, kwoodham@xxxxxxxxx <kwoodham@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Balcal,
>> (Jaap, please correct this if I'm off base).
>> When you manually delete the notes folder, the Zim cache (in .zim
>> directory where your wiki was stored and/or the $Home/.cache/zim
>> directory would not have been updated.  So when you started Zim back
>> up, Zim would not have reflected the deletion.
> But zim should detect it anyway. After restart of zim it checks the
> index against the folder structure and updates accordingly.
> A more likely reason is that other pages still link to the page, which
> would result in a "placeholder" for the page to still exist.
>> Try deleting the contents of the .zim directory and/or the contents of
>> the $HOME/.cache/zim directory and restart.
> This is rather drastic solution. If the index is out of sync you can
> rebuild it with the menu item in the Tools menu, or by running "zim
> --index".
>> After that, I'd suggest that, in general, you add/delete pages within
>> Zim so that it can update the cache on-the-fly to reflect to mods.
> In general yes, but in this case that will probably trigger the same
> bug shown in the traceback.
> Regards,
> Jaap

Kurt Woodham
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