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  Comment: Corrupt sqlite version? (Score 1) on 2009.11.12 23:56

by pjm on 2009.11.12 23:56 (#71111)
Attached to: The Database That Ate the Census

Hi Adam,

very nice idea, but I think the sqlite version is truncated/corrupted. I've downloaded twice and obtained a 165.3MB file both times (rather than the advertised 174MB).

sqlite3 produces "Error: database disk image is malformed" when it tries to open the unzipped db.

The md5 sum of my downloaded version (census-20091111.sqlite) is

cb3b4f03ffab095df265f4c9dc6ad6c5

if that's any help.

Cheers,
Paul
   

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  Comment: Another datum (Score 1) on 2009.10.29 1:43

Just to add a little sweetness and light: I haven't used Windows in anger for almost ten years, but logged on to a Vista virtual instance, downloaded the all-in-one Padre+Strawberry msi installer, and everything was up and running in around 5 minutes, complete with a handy shortcut in the Start menu.

I then typed

use v10.5;
say "hello world";

saved the file, hit F5, and out came the, err "put". Beautiful...

Congrats, from this perspective, to all involved.

Now I have to remember how to coax CPAN on Windows to travel nicely through an authenticating proxy server. Yech...

Paul

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