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0004356Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Jobs, Farming/Farmer's Workshoppublic2011-03-27 07:052015-03-02 16:55
Knight Otu 
0004356: Process Plant to Barrel doesn't accept large pots
The job to process a plant to a barrel, such as sweet pods into syrup, does not accept empty large pots, unlike other jobs using barrels.
* Have a plant processable to barrels, a farmer's workshop, empty large pots, and no empty barrels.

* Add the Process Plants (Barrel) job to the workshop.

* A dwarf with the appropriate labor will carry the plant to the workshop, then cancel the job due to lack of barrels.
I have a save available. It is modded, but the pertinent parts (stone pots, sweet pods) are unchanged from the stock raws.
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Issue History
2011-03-27 07:05Knight OtuNew Issue
2011-03-27 07:12Knight OtuNote Added: 0016667
2011-03-27 07:41FootkerchiefNote Added: 0016669
2011-03-27 08:11Knight OtuNote Added: 0016671
2011-03-27 08:57QuietustNote Added: 0016673
2011-03-27 09:28Knight OtuNote Added: 0016676
2011-05-01 13:46gatherer818Note Added: 0017594
2011-05-31 06:40NarosIssue Monitored: Naros
2015-03-02 16:55jwoodward48dfNote Added: 0032313
2016-02-09 19:19park66665Issue Monitored: park66665

Knight Otu   
2011-03-27 07:12   
Save is here: http://dffd.wimbli.com/file.php?id=4047 [^]
2011-03-27 07:41   
Does it reproduce in 0.31.24? (new version got posted a few minutes before your report, looks like)
Knight Otu   
2011-03-27 08:11   
Yep, it still happens.
2011-03-27 08:57   
Most of the barrel-related jobs are hardcoded to use an item of type BARREL and don't consider TOOL items with [TOOL_USE:FOOD_STORAGE]. The custom reaction for making mead is one of the few (possibly only) jobs that can use both barrels and large pots.
Knight Otu   
2011-03-27 09:28   
Brewing in general, food storage, and possibly other jobs do accept both, and since large pots are supposed to work like barrels, then most instances where they don't are presumably bugs. I suppose in buildings it might not be.
2011-05-01 13:46   
I can only imagine the reason for that is that not all pots are capable of holding liquids - I'd bet that the patch that added a "check for pot that can hold liquids" to the brewery must have simply overlooked the farmer's workshop need for the same option.
2015-03-02 16:55   
This is still a problem in DF2014.