calibre 1.0 can't find database

Bug #1215981 reported by Alan Ferkinhoff on 2013-08-23
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Bug Description

Whenever I try to start calibre I get the error message:
calibre, version 1.0.0
ERROR: Bad database location: Bad database location u'E:\\Documents\\Calibre Library'. calibre will now quit.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\main.py", line 227, in initialize_db_stage2
  File "site-packages\calibre\db\legacy.py", line 65, in __init__
  File "site-packages\calibre\db\cache.py", line 288, in init
  File "site-packages\calibre\db\backend.py", line 1141, in read_tables
  File "site-packages\calibre\db\tables.py", line 95, in read
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode byte 0xa1 in position 469: invalid start byte

this is in windows.

tags: added: important

Attach the metadata.db file from your calibre library folder.

 status incomplete

Changed in calibre:
status: New → Incomplete
Alan Ferkinhoff (ferky123) wrote :

here's the metadata file

Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every Friday.

 status fixreleased

Changed in calibre:
status: Incomplete → Fix Released
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