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From Chris Anderson <jch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Futon: badarg error...
Date Wed, 06 May 2009 20:52:38 GMT
On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 1:37 PM, Parnell Springmeyer <ixmatus@gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, I was thinking it had something to do with CouchDB launching MochiWeb
> to serve the Futon pages up... Since Futon is just javascript that makes
> calls to the DB (all the DB functions appear to work fine) sending those
> requests from another webserver running Futon *should* work (I haven't tried
> it yet).
>
> Localhost and remotely I can hit http://[hostname]:5984/[my_db_name] just
> fine. For example:
>
> http://localhost:5984/cosmicpuddle/
>
> {"db_name":"cosmicpuddle","doc_count":0,"doc_del_count":0,"update_seq":0,"purge_seq":0,"compact_running":false,"disk_size":4096,"instance_start_time":"1241589261681614"}
>
> and http://[remote_host]:5984/cosmicpuddle/
>
> {"db_name":"cosmicpuddle","doc_count":0,"doc_del_count":0,"update_seq":0,"purge_seq":0,"compact_running":false,"disk_size":4096,"instance_start_time":"1241589261681614"}
>
> All return proper and safe. May I ask where I can find documentation on
> db_info? Is that an internal Erlang module function or is it a '_all_dbs'
> style http request function?

I stand corrected, it is something to do with mochiweb_request:serve_file

Maybe your file modification times are obscured due to the jail?


>
> On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Chris Anderson <jchris@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 9:05 AM, Parnell Springmeyer <ixmatus@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Chris,
>> >
>> > Thank you for the reply. I did notice that (bad Unix timestamps usually
>> > generate that 1969 value), I checked my system clock and it is set and
>> > set
>> > correctly.
>> >
>> > One factor that may be leading to a few unknowns is that CouchDB is
>> > running
>> > in a Jail. Now, I don't really see why that would affect it's operation
>> > (as
>> > the Jail is just a clone of the host) but it *is* an unknown variable
>> > and
>> > there may be a configuration or something going on somewhere I am not
>> > aware
>> > of...
>> >
>> > I'll keep digging, in the meantime I'm thinking of molding Futon to work
>> > on
>> > a remote instance of CouchDB - as it is just HTML and JS. I do know I'll
>> > have to rewrite the servername part of the URL to get the JS to submit
>> > to
>> > the server properly, but, that is beginning to look like the best route
>> > ATM.
>> >
>>
>> If you can access the remote couchdb over http you should be able to
>> use it's copy of futon just fine. the problem I see is probably the
>> result of the db_info request. you should get the same error if you
>> hit http://host:5984/my-db-name with a GET request
>>
>> > Thank you again :)
>> >
>> > On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 7:56 AM, Chris Anderson <jchris@apache.org>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >> On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 12:48 AM, Parnell Springmeyer
>> >> <ixmatus@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > In attempting to access the futon administrative resource, I am
>> >> encountering
>> >> > this error:
>> >> >
>> >> > {"error":"unknown_error","reason":"badarg"}
>> >> >
>> >> > In attempting to figure it out further, I turned on debug which gives
>> >> > me
>> >> > this:
>> >> >
>> >> > debug] [<0.53.0>] 'GET' /_utils/ {1,1}
>> >> > Headers:
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >> [{'Accept',"text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8"},
>> >> >         {'Accept-Charset',"ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7"},
>> >> >         {'Accept-Encoding',"gzip,deflate"},
>> >> >         {'Accept-Language',"en-us,en;q=0.5"},
>> >> >         {'Cache-Control',"max-age=0"},
>> >> >         {'Connection',"keep-alive"},
>> >> >         {'Host',"24.234.73.31:5984"},
>> >> >         {'Keep-Alive',"300"},
>> >> >         {'User-Agent',"Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS
X
>> >> > 10.5;
>> >> > en-US; rv:1.9.0.10) Gecko/2009042315 Firefox/3.0.10 FirePHP/0.2.4"}]
>> >> > [error] [<0.53.0>] Uncaught error in HTTP request: {error,badarg}
>> >> > [debug] [<0.53.0>] Stacktrace:
>> >> > [{erlang,universaltime_to_localtime,[{{1969,12,31},{23,59,59}}]},
>> >>
>> >> it looks like your system clock is set to 1969. is that the case? does
>> >> fixing it help?
>> >>
>> >> if not you might have discovered a bug in the Erlang std library.
>> >> seems unlikely so do try to set your clock and see if that helps.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> >            {calendar,local_time_to_universal_time_dst,1},
>> >> >            {httpd_util,rfc1123_date,1},
>> >> >            {mochiweb_request,serve_file,4},
>> >> >            {couch_httpd,serve_file,3},
>> >> >            {couch_httpd,handle_request,4},
>> >> >            {mochiweb_http,headers,5},
>> >> >            {proc_lib,init_p_do_apply,3}]
>> >> > [debug] [<0.53.0>] httpd 500 error response:
>> >> > {"error":"unknown_error","reason":"badarg"}
>> >> >
>> >> > [info] [<0.53.0>] 24.234.73.31 - - 'GET' /_utils/ 500
>> >> >
>> >> > The server I have CouchDB running on is a FreeBSD server. I install
>> >> Erlang
>> >> > 5.6.5 from ports and CouchDB 0.9.0 from ports as well. All other
>> >> functions
>> >> > seem to work properly (although I haven't tested thoroughly).
>> >> >
>> >> > Ie: http://[domain]:5984:/_all_dbs/ works just fine, and so does CURL
>> >> > commands to create a database on the server... Futon is just throwing
>> >> this
>> >> > unusable stack trace at me and I'm hoping somone with more experience
>> >> > and
>> >> > knowledge of the codebase or system could find that stack trace
>> >> > helpful.
>> >> >
>> >> > If there are other log/debug sources I can look at as well, please
>> >> > inform
>> >> me
>> >> > - I would love to be able to use the Futon interface!
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Chris Anderson
>> >> http://jchrisa.net
>> >> http://couch.io
>> >>
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Chris Anderson
>> http://jchrisa.net
>> http://couch.io
>
>



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