Btw. do you have page names in the notebook that shows the issue with
non-ascii characters?  One of the error modes I can imagine is that the
sorting for non-ascii page names goes off.

-- Jaap

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 9:14 AM, Jaap Karssenberg <> wrote:

> Hi Laurent,
> The bug you describe means some accounting in the index is out-of-sync.
> Afraid it is hard to diagnose without knowing what caused the out-of-sync
> in the first place.
> I'm working on making the index more robust. Hope that helps to remove
> these kind of bugs. Or at least have the index detect itself when something
> is off and trigger partial updates in the background.
> REgards,
> Jaap
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 7:26 PM, Laurent Hofer <>
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm not quite sure if it's the same bug as this one
>>  but the behaviour is
>> similar. I use zim 0.62 on archlinux. I have been looking for a
>> workaround in the mailing list and in the bugtracker but have had no
>> success so far.
>> I try to switch page and the index tree doesn't get updated correctly :
>> the focus can go on an unrelated page. Also if I try to add a new page,
>> the index tree gets completely messed up.
>> In both cases, I delete the .zim directory and rebuild the index with
>> "zim --index" command and _sometimes_ it fixes it. Most of the time, I
>> have to rebuild the index several time in a row. Python exceptions still
>> arise but somehow zim gets usable again.
>> Actually, it does it mostly on one notebook, so maybe there is something
>> wrong with it. Please find attached a log.
>> Is there a workaround for this? It really breaks my workflow and I kind
>> of feel tired of it.
>> Thanks for your time and your answer.
>> --
>>   Laurent Hofer
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