[ic] A subcatalog crashing a catalog?

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Mon Apr 3 09:28:37 EDT 2006

Quoting David Tegart (david at mytights.com):
> I have recently created the following setup:
> SubCatalog sub parent /var/lib/interchange/sub /sub
> with the catalog "parent" being an old catalog which has run perfectly
> for a long time.
> The parent catalog works fine, until one call to the subcatalog has
> been made, then the following type of error occurs for any page hit on
> the parent catalog:
> - - [02/April/2006:19:41:03 +0100] sub /parent/2745.html Died
>       in server spawn: do not know how to copy Safe=HASH(0xa939ab4) at
>       /usr/lib/interchange/lib/Vend/Util.pm line 766.
> Occasionally the page request is sucessful, others return an empty
> page. (Everything "seems" to be working fine for the subcatalog)
> Obviously, the fact that the error (resulting from a request to parent
> catalog) is being reported as if it belongs to "sub" catalog is very
> important ... but I have no idea why this is happening.
> Any advice would be very very welcome.

It means that some uncopyable item has been defined in the
subcatalog. You can't copy code objects, so I am guessing that
you are trying a Sub or an ActionMap in the SubCatalog. Won't work.

Mike Heins
Perusion -- Expert Interchange Consulting    http://www.perusion.com/
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