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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: error numbers
Date Fri, 09 Mar 2012 01:21:16 GMT

On Mar 8, 2012, at 7:01 PM, Daniel Ruggeri wrote:

> On 3/8/2012 12:29 PM, Mathijs wrote:
>> I have extracted some info from source that might be useful, somebody
>> with more awk/grep/perl fu then me can probably combine it into a
>> sensible format:
>> (has some dodgy matches but
>> at least most strings are there)
> These come from source, but isn't it reasonable to assume that the user
> got the error number and text when the compiled code threw the error
> that is in the source code? I think the community would be better served
> by providing supplemental documentation aside from the error string they
> already received.
> Something along the lines of:
> ErrNo: 01961
> Proxy is pointed to a backend that starts with scheme "https" but the
> SSLProxyEngine has not been enabled. Enabled the SSLProxyEngine by
> adding "SSLProxyEngine On" or change "https" to "http" in the
> BalancerMember, RewriteRule, ProxyPass or ProxyPassMatch directive.

Yes, that is indeed the intent of this effort. The generated text files were merely a starting
point from which to work.

> For a person who has seen the error before, the log entry itself is
> succinct enough to be clear, but for someone who hasn't, this more
> verbose description should help them zero in on what needs to be changed
> for this to work right.
> Am I on target with others' expectations? If so, maybe we should take
> these two lists and start a catalog of what errors need more information
> and which are sufficient as they are.


Rich Bowen :: @rbowen

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