[ic] shipping.asc file is too big!!
Sun, 25 Mar 2001 16:56:58 -0800
When I was working on my shipping, I encountered this error several times.
I did not have any networking problems at the time. I wonder
if there is a bug somewhere in the code that writes shipping.asc
Jud Harris wrote:
> Hey there,
> I had a similar problem last week just before the catalog was going into
> production use online - very inconvenient, I must say. Here's my theory on what
> happened to me... I was having some packet loss problems between my machine and
> the server whilst editing the shipping table via the IC admin interface. My
> submits kept failing. I restarted IC a few times. It was horribly slow. My
> maching ran out of memory, and I noticed IC was using along the lines of 150MB
> of memory. My shipping.asc file had grown to 50mbs, and when I opened it in vi,
> it had a HUGE number of "///" in it. Very odd... at the end of the file was
> the good shipping data, so I cut the file up to that point. Restarted IC and
> all worked well.
> I'm thinking IC went into some type of loop while editing the file due to
> network problems and the IC server had choking on such a large file.
> Try nuking the corrupt parts of the shipping.asc file and restarting the IC
> .. .good luck!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Thomas N. Stefanidis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Interchange Mailing List" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 2:19 PM
> Subject: [ic] shipping.asc file is too big!!
> > Hello list,
> > I'm trying to make the shipping method.
> > But the file is too big.It's 5.6MB!
> > My shipping cost is like this :
> > 1kg=1250
> > 2kg=1350
> > 3kg=1450
> > (for every kg, 100 drh is added)
> > and so on...
> > I tried to make something like this
> > from 0 to 1=1250
> > from 1 to 2=1350
> > from 2 to 3=1450
> > and so on....
> > but the server started to become too slow...
> > then the memory went from 150MB to 1MB!.....i checked the shipping.asc
> > file and it was 5.6MB.
> > Any ideas why this happend?
> > Any ideas how to make the shipping method more simple?
> > Thank you in advance,
> > Thomas
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