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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Error when uploading json data file
Date Tue, 18 Oct 2011 11:57:34 GMT

On Oct 18, 2011, at 04:52 , Pulkit Singhal wrote:

> Something I forgot to mention, I'm running CouchDB version 1.1.0
> 
> But that is pointless now because Max Ogden was right about needing to
> edit/format my json file like so:
> {"docs": [my original file data]}
> But something about having to edit the json file bugs me a little. So
> I wanted to further draw upon your expertise.
> 
> Is it possible to somehow type a command from the command like in the
> following manner to get it to work?
> curl -d {"docs": [@productSample.json]} -X POST
> localhost:5984/bbyopen/_bulk_docs
> -H "Content-Type: application/json"

curl -d "{\"docs\":[`cat productSample.json`]}" -X POST http://localhost:5984/bbyopen/_bulk_docs
-H "Content-Type: application/json"

or

DOC=`cat productSample.json`
curl -d "{\"docs\":[$DOC]}" -X POST http://localhost:5984/bbyopen/_bulk_docs -H "Content-Type:
application/json"

may work.

Cheers
Jan
-- 



> 
> The imaginary syntax I give above is obviously bull crap.
> 
> - Pulkit
> 
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 9:41 PM, Max Ogden <max@maxogden.com> wrote:
>> Your data has to be formatted like this:
>> 
>> {"docs": [{"hello": "world"}, {"hello": "world"}, {"hello": "world"}]}
>> 
>> Also if you set log_level to debug in your couch settings then you may get a
>> more helpful error message
>> 
>> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 7:38 PM, Pulkit Singhal <pulkitsinghal@gmail.com>wrote:
>> 
>>> I see the following log on the server side:
>>> 
>>> [info] [<0.17288.0>] Stacktrace: [{lists,map,
>>>                                      [#Fun<couch_httpd_db.7.109081894>,
>>>                                       undefined]},
>>>                                  {couch_httpd_db,db_req,2},
>>>                                  {couch_httpd_db,do_db_req,2},
>>>                                  {couch_httpd,handle_request_int,5},
>>>                                  {mochiweb_http,headers,5},
>>>                                  {proc_lib,init_p_do_apply,3}]
>>> 
>>> When I run the following simple command to upload data from a file:
>>> curl -d @productSample.json -X POST localhost:5984/bbyopen/_bulk_docs
>>> -H "Content-Type: application/json"
>>> 
>>> Can anyone help me figure out what the problem is?
>>> 
>>> Thanks!
>>> - Pulkit
>>> 
>> 


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