[egenix-users] mxBeeBase has problems on Mac OS X and FreeBSD

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Wed Dec 16 19:58:11 CET 2009

We have received a note from a user today that mxBeeBase has problems
on Mac OS X.

Here's the error message:

mx.BeeBase.BeeStorage.Error: invalid header at 62144: 'Kj.U\x80C'

So far, we have confirmed the issue on Mac OS X and also on FreeBSD.
It doesn't occur on Linux or Windows, which suggests that there's
some issue related to BSD-based file system code.

Since we don't want you to lose your data, we advise you *not* to
use mxBeeBase on these platforms until we've found and fixed the

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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