sorry my late reply, I had to find some time for debugging your problem.
Thank you very much for the detailed description of the problem, I wish all
bug reports would be such elaborate!
You were right that there was a bug in the RPC system. The function
db_remove_open_record() got a new parameter recently, which was not changed
in the RPC call, and caused the mserver side to crash on any
I fixed it and the update is under CVS (http://midas.psi.ch/cgi-
bin/cvsweb/midas/src/). Since you need to update many files, I wonder if I
should enable anonymous CVS read access. Does anybody know how to set this
up using "ssh" as the protocol (via CVS_RSH=ssh)?
Please note that db_close_record() is not necessary as
cm_disconnect_experiment() takes care of this, but having it there does not