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0007760Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Jobs, Constructions (walls etc)public2014-07-31 08:202017-12-06 14:07
0007760: Dwarves construct walls from wrong side, wall themselves out of fortress or into alcove
Dwarves who collect building material on the far side of a wall-to-be-constructed return to the construction site and build the wall from the far side. This can result in the dwarf becoming walled out of the fortress, or walled into an alcove.
dig a one-tile mine shaft
forbid all the material on the closer (fortress) side of the planned wall
order a wall constructed using material from the far side of the wall
watch as your dwarf walls himself in

#s W
likely fallout from the fix for 0005991
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related to 0005991resolved Toady One Dwarf tries to build wall standing on the construction site 
Issue History
2014-07-31 08:20LociNew Issue
2014-07-31 08:27QuietustNote Added: 0028034
2014-07-31 08:36FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0005991
2014-07-31 08:58LociNote Added: 0028038
2017-12-06 14:07LociNote Added: 0037243
2017-12-06 14:07LociAssigned To => Loci
2017-12-06 14:07LociStatusnew => confirmed
2018-04-13 10:37HuntthetrollIssue Monitored: Huntthetroll

2014-07-31 08:27   
Notably, it has been reported on the forums that the old trick of constructing and suspending a building on the "wrong" tile (to prevent the builder from standing there) no longer works.
2014-07-31 08:58   
That "trick" hasn't worked since v0.31 / early v0.34.
2017-12-06 14:07   
confirmed v0.44.02