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0001147Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Stockpilespublic2010-04-14 09:022010-06-09 06:46
0001147: Dwarfs running around stockpile mumbling "Store Item in Stockpile", imitating business, but doing nothing useful
I have 0000001 stockpile, that stores food. I want to eliminate it, because it's outside and unsecure, and I have a secure food stockpile underground. So I did set up "take from pile" connection, hoping that dwarfs will do the food hauling.
But instead am observing a very strange behaviour - a dozed of them are running around 0000001 stockpile blinking with tasks "Store Item in Stockpile". The IDLE counter keep blinking like mad.
I tried to observe what they are doing in a single-step mode (I might be wrong!):
(1) dwarf steps on the tile with food
(2) takes it,
(3) after few steps drops it,
(4) thinks about what task to do next (goto step 1)
Rarely they break out of this madness to choose perform some useful task.

Removing stockpile solved the problem. However, I observed, that idlers sometimes fail to recognize that there is a job to be done - standing in a meeting area with "No Job". They failed this food hauling. I doubleckecked that there was no dwarf that took this food hauling job.
save directory: http://dffd.wimbli.com/file.php?id=2102 [^]
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duplicate of 0000086resolved Toady One "Take from stockpile" doesn't work, results in dwarves standing around looking confused 
Issue History
2010-04-14 09:02plenumNew Issue
2010-04-14 09:03plenumIssue Monitored: plenum
2010-04-14 09:05FootkerchiefNote Added: 0003479
2010-04-14 09:05FootkerchiefNote Edited: 0003479bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0003479#r1151
2010-04-14 09:05plenumNote Added: 0003481
2010-04-14 09:06FootkerchiefRelationship addedduplicate of 0000086
2010-04-14 09:07plenumNote Added: 0003482
2010-04-14 09:09FootkerchiefStatusnew => resolved
2010-04-14 09:09FootkerchiefResolutionopen => duplicate
2010-04-14 09:09FootkerchiefAssigned To => Footkerchief
2010-04-14 11:47plenumIssue End Monitor: plenum
2010-06-09 06:46Toady OneStatusresolved => closed

2010-04-14 09:05   
Duplicate of 0000086, unless I'm missing something.

2010-04-14 09:05   
ok, I didn't want this "0000001" link in the description
2010-04-14 09:07   
True, how didn't I find it?......