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0000597Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Jobs, Haulingpublic2010-04-06 02:312014-10-16 10:13
0000597: Civilians assigned to burrows while hauling something spam "dropoff inaccessible"
If a dwarf is a ssigned to a burrow through the [w],[c] burrow menu while he's hauling something to a location that does not include the burrow, he freezes in place and spams the log:

Urist McHaulerDwarf cancels store item in stockpile:Drop of inaccessible.

rather than just dropping the item and moving on.
1) Create a burrow
2) find a dwarf hauling something
3) assign him to the burrow
4) profit
this decreases the utility of adding civs to burrows in this way, since you have to go through and release any dwarves who get stuck this way, until they finish hauling.

Also, if a dwarf drinks some booze in his burrow and, for whatever reason, decides to put the drink down in a different booze stockpile not contained in his burrow, the same problem occurs.
burrow, error, hauling, spam
related to 0000600new  haulers in burrows seem to stand around contemplating hauling jobs they can't perform 
related to 0000733resolved Toady One A digging dwarf who is assigned to a burrow mid task becomes stuck 
related to 0004851resolved Toady One Dwarves assigned to newly created burrows just stand still with "No job" 
has duplicate 0001640closed Footkerchief Dwarfs just assigned to a burrow will stop and stand still 
has duplicate 0001771closed Logical2u Burrows 
has duplicate 0002843resolved Footkerchief No hauling enabled, tries to haul outside burrow anyway, spams cancellation 
has duplicate 0004279resolved Footkerchief Assigning a hauler to a burrow freezes him and generates endless messages 
has duplicate 0004583resolved Footkerchief Dwarf without labors, in burrow is stuck with "drop-off inaccessible" 
related to 0000765new  Parents spam cancellation messages when babies are outside burrow 
related to 0004456new  Job spam after a burrowed dwarf empties a barrel 
related to 0005289resolved Dwarfu Burrow location ignored - all units standing on a lever 
related to 0005454new  Harvest plants not affected by burrows 
related to 0001937new  Animal Hauler Caught in Loop When Hauling Out of Burrow 
related to 0006484acknowledged Footkerchief Dwarf drops wheelbarrow and abandons hauling job when pathing outside of burrow 
related to 0008397new  Dwarves physically frozen after civilian alet 
Issue History
2010-04-06 02:31derigoNew Issue
2010-04-06 02:42derigoTag Attached: hauling
2010-04-06 02:42derigoTag Attached: spam
2010-04-06 02:42derigoTag Attached: burrows
2010-04-06 02:42derigoTag Attached: error
2010-04-06 02:43derigoTag Detached: burrows
2010-04-06 02:43derigoTag Attached: burrow
2010-04-18 15:34FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0000600
2010-04-20 01:06FootkerchiefRelationship addedparent of 0000733
2010-04-21 08:52FootkerchiefRelationship addedparent of 0001392
2010-04-24 11:16FootkerchiefRelationship deletedparent of 0001392
2010-04-29 11:36FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0001640
2010-05-05 15:42Logical2uRelationship addedhas duplicate 0001771
2010-05-06 13:48bibinouIssue Monitored: bibinou
2010-05-07 12:51fake_robotNote Added: 0006377
2010-07-07 14:54CreidiekiNote Added: 0009741
2010-07-07 15:29FootkerchiefSummaryCivs assigned to burrows while hauling something freeze/spam log => Civilians assigned to burrows while hauling something freeze/spam log
2010-07-25 20:13FootkerchiefSummaryCivilians assigned to burrows while hauling something freeze/spam log => Civilians assigned to burrows while hauling something spam "dropoff inaccessible"
2010-07-25 20:14FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0002843
2010-07-26 11:04CreidiekiIssue Monitored: Creidieki
2010-07-28 15:16FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0002869
2010-07-28 20:26FootkerchiefRelationship deletedrelated to 0002869
2010-08-22 13:12SilverionmoxNote Added: 0012018
2010-08-22 13:15SilverionmoxNote Edited: 0012018bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0012018#r4685
2010-08-22 13:18SilverionmoxNote Edited: 0012018bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0012018#r4689
2010-08-22 13:18SilverionmoxNote Edited: 0012018bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0012018#r4690
2010-08-27 00:56kuketskiNote Added: 0012120
2010-08-27 00:56kuketskiIssue Monitored: kuketski
2010-09-20 04:17MathiasNote Added: 0012836
2011-03-21 07:01FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0004279
2011-04-01 12:44FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0000765
2011-04-06 07:17FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0004456
2011-04-06 10:44kwielandNote Added: 0017130
2011-04-06 10:44kwielandIssue Monitored: kwieland
2012-02-19 08:23FootkerchiefRelationship addedparent of 0004851
2012-02-19 08:23FootkerchiefRelationship replacedrelated to 0000733
2012-02-19 08:24FootkerchiefRelationship replacedrelated to 0004851
2012-02-19 08:24FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0005289
2012-02-27 17:10FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0005454
2012-03-17 14:59robertheinrichNote Added: 0021538
2012-03-26 10:45FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0001937
2014-06-02 18:54FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0006484
2014-08-22 12:58JayJayForceNote Added: 0029503
2014-08-22 13:22FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0004583
2014-08-22 13:22FootkerchiefAssigned To => Footkerchief
2014-08-22 13:22FootkerchiefStatusnew => confirmed
2014-10-03 08:32FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0008397
2014-10-16 10:13tacomagicNote Added: 0030644

2010-05-07 12:51   
Had this one happening yesterday when trying to seal off a group of urist mcannoyingskills in their own burrow underneath a drawbridge. Exact same behavior.
2010-07-07 14:54   
In case a save is helpful, I've put one at
http://dffd.wimbli.com/file.php?id=2640 [^]

A thresher was carrying a barrel when assigned to a burrows. You can find them easily by their message spam.
2010-08-22 13:12   
(edited on: 2010-08-22 13:18)
I encountered this too, during a reclaim. Many dwarves are affected - or items?
"<Dwarf> cancels dump item: drop-off inaccessible."

Deleting all burrows didn't solve it.
The dwarf in question remains stuck trying to dump a particular item. I can't remove him from the job in the job list. I disabled all hauling on that dwarf, no difference. Changing the item's dump or forbidden status doesn't change anything either: the dwarf remains stuck in the loop.

An autosave made the dwarves snap out of their loop.

2010-08-27 00:56   
I`ve encoutered it when creating farming burrow, than includes food stockpile. Some after creation time it was running just fine, but a some point, dwarfs just stood with mushrooms in their hands and start spamming "Urist McPlantGatherer cancels dump item: drop-off inaccessible.". Later, i came to suggestion, that it happens because McPlantGatherers wants to drop plants off to BARREL(food stockpile had empty "barrel slots"), but no barrels was in their burrow. my version is 0.31.12
2010-09-20 04:17   
This will also happen if a dwarf is assigned to a burrow which doesn't contain furniture stockpiles, and then drinks from a barrel until it's empty.
He'll repeatedly try to store the now-empty barrel, unsuccesfully of course.
2011-04-06 10:44   
This persists in .25
2012-03-17 14:59   
Persists in 0.34.05 as well.
2014-08-22 12:58   
Still exists in 0.40.09
2014-10-16 10:13   
Just ran into this in 40.13. So it's still around to give us joy.