> In a large database (about 80000 games) I had deleted 300
> doublets. Then
> I tried compacting the database. SCID crashed and the .sg-
> and .si files
> simply disappeared without a trace. What has happened?
> A re-build of the database from the sources will take only
> few minutes,
> that's not the point.
If you can reproduce the crash, please post the database somewhere and instructions on how to crash.