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acl_id is null in alf_node

Question asked by bopolissimus on Oct 8, 2013
Latest reply on Oct 8, 2013 by bopolissimus
Hi all,

I am working on alfresco 4.0.e data.  When doing a full lucene reindex I get some NPEs in Lucene, it gets to 10% and then nothing happens.  CPU use drops to very low levels, alfresco doesn't start. 

After some trawling, I found this ( and thought I'd give it a try.  So I removed all entries in alf_node with acl_id null.  That required removing entries from alf_child_assoc where parent_node_id and child_node_id were in the set of alf_node entries with null acl_id.

An alfresco restart now still shows the Lucene NPEs but it continues to 100%.  I don't see the "Orphan child node has been re-homed under lost_found" log entries (as I'd expect to see in post 4.0 due to:

Was this a sane thing to do?

Thanks for any insight into how sane/insane this "solution" is.