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Wanted Dead or Alive: Nasty OS X Bug

November 28th, 2006 by Nicholas Reville

A number of OS X users are running into the dreaded “DBRunRecoveryError” bug that prevents Democracy from starting up. We’re offering a $200 bounty to anyone who can provide instructions to reproduce it or $500 for a complete fix.
Details Can be found here.

2 Responses to “Wanted Dead or Alive: Nasty OS X Bug”

  1. Janet says:

    Few extra hints –
    Searching trac for:
    DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database
    …produces 118 hits. Most of those are pretty much the same with the exception of #4559 which had a slightly different error, and #4945 where it was a clean install but the user had copied ~/Library/Application Support folder from a backup to the new system. After deleting the database files everything worked fine.

  2. Ole says:

    Show her the money! I just got Democracy up and running after two weeks of authoritarian error rule!

    A political victory!

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