[openbiblio-dev] 'Too many levels of symbolic links: ' ERROR

Henryk.Krajinski Henryk.Krajinski at open.ac.uk
Wed May 8 10:50:21 UTC 2013

I have just created one BibTex file (about 400 records) and tried to upload it to the BibServer.
Then I've got the following error. I wonder if anybody knows what that really means?

OSError: [Errno 40] Too many levels of symbolic links: 'download_cache'
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/opt/vibrant/src/BibServer/server/lib/python2.7/site-packages/flask/app.py", line 1518, in __call__
    return self.wsgi_app(environ, start_response)
  File "/opt/vibrant/src/BibServer/server/lib/python2.7/site-packages/flask/app.py", line 1506, in wsgi_app
    response = self.make_response(self.handle_exception(e))
  File "/opt/vibrant/src/BibServer/server/lib/python2.7/site-packages/flask/app.py", line 1504, in wsgi_app
    response = self.full_dispatch_request()
  File "/opt/vibrant/src/BibServer/server/lib/python2.7/site-packages/flask/app.py", line 1264, in full_dispatch_request
    rv = self.handle_user_exception(e)
  File "/opt/vibrant/src/BibServer/server/lib/python2.7/site-packages/flask/app.py", line 1262, in full_dispatch_request
    rv = self.dispatch_request()
  File "/opt/vibrant/src/BibServer/server/lib/python2.7/site-packages/flask/app.py", line 1248, in dispatch_request
    return self.view_functions[rule.endpoint](**req.view_args)
  File "/opt/vibrant/src/BibServer/src/bibserver/ingest.py", line 291, in view_ticket
    ingest_tickets = get_tickets()
  File "/opt/vibrant/src/BibServer/src/bibserver/ingest.py", line 207, in get_tickets
    for f in os.listdir(config['download_cache_directory']):
OSError: [Errno 40] Too many levels of symbolic links: 'download_cache'

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