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0002140Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Jobs, Haulingpublic2010-06-03 05:352014-01-26 09:10
PCWindows 7
0002140: Items are hauled to bins before the bins are installed into the correct stockpile.
Sometimes when a stockpile is created or modified dwarves will haul goods to a bin set to be installed in that stockpile *before* its been installed there. They will haul items to this bin until a dwarf picks it up to haul it off to the new stockpile, at that point you'll get a series of "job item misplaced" messages. Once the been is installed in its new home that everything will return to normal. I'm guessing this isn't the intended behavior and its at least one source of that annoying error message.
Created or modify a stockpile to place items in bins.
It may also work with barrels but I haven't tested that.
duplicate of 0001833new  Urist McHauler cancels store item in bin: Job item misplaced 
Issue History
2010-06-03 05:35lando242New Issue
2010-06-03 09:05FootkerchiefTag Attached: Intentional?
2010-06-03 09:06FootkerchiefRelationship addedchild of 0001760
2010-06-11 19:29Khym ChanurIssue Monitored: Khym Chanur
2010-06-11 21:10LangdonNote Added: 0008172
2010-06-11 21:12LangdonNote Edited: 0008172bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0008172#r3081
2010-06-11 22:04smjjamesNote Added: 0008173
2010-06-13 18:15FootkerchiefRelationship deletedchild of 0001760
2010-06-13 18:15FootkerchiefRelationship addedchild of 0001833
2010-06-19 12:41lando242Note Added: 0008694
2010-06-27 21:12kwielandIssue Monitored: kwieland
2010-07-12 12:03FootkerchiefTag RenamedIntentional? => Intentional/Expected?
2011-02-06 18:09DwarfuRelationship addedrelated to 0003389
2012-04-03 16:11DwarfuNote Added: 0022066
2012-04-03 16:21DwarfuTag Attached: Fixed in 0.34.08?
2014-01-26 09:03FootkerchiefRelationship replacedduplicate of 0001833
2014-01-26 09:03FootkerchiefStatusnew => resolved
2014-01-26 09:03FootkerchiefResolutionopen => duplicate
2014-01-26 09:03FootkerchiefAssigned To => Footkerchief
2014-01-26 09:04FootkerchiefRelationship deletedrelated to 0003389
2014-01-26 09:10FootkerchiefTag Detached: Fixed in 0.34.08?

2010-06-11 21:10   
(edited on: 2010-06-11 21:12)
I've seen this since 40d. I can also confirm it happening with barrels, although since I usually have food hauling turned on for most of my dwarves, the filled barrels are don't sit in the furniture stockpile for too long, and are soon hauled to the food stockpile.

You can see the behavior more often with bins if you only have a few dwarves with Item Hauling enabled.

Edit: Also seen with seeds and bags (I used to use the trick where you only designate two-square seed stockpiles, one for each type of seed, and I routinely saw empty bags in the trade depot fill up with seeds).

2010-06-11 22:04   
This is normal, they did it all the time in 40D.
2010-06-19 12:41   
smjjames: I know its a longstanding issue, but it still seems to be a bug (it does generate a red message ingame). Some of the bugs still in the game date back well before the 40 series.
2012-04-03 16:11   
Perhaps the hauling changes mentioned in the devlog will fix this:

http://www.bay12games.com/dwarves/index.html#2012-04-02 [^]