[ic] Help the n00b! what's up with http://http//"IP.ADDRESS.HERE"/cgi-bin/ic/"StoreName"/

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Fri Jul 13 08:00:45 EDT 2007

Quoting Stefan Hornburg (Racke) (racke at linuxia.de):
> Peter wrote:
> > On 07/12/2007 01:23 PM, Chris Moore wrote:
> >> I noticed that everything other than the store main page was pointing to the
> >> internal IP address (thus did not work out of network), and I found in the
> >> interchange administration where the locations were set, under the table
> >> 'variable' fields 'SAMPLEURL', 'SECURE_SERVER', and 'SERVER_NAME'. I changed
> >> all these to my static IP address thinking that would
> >> fix the problem until I transfer my domain name over from godaddy. This was
> >> apparently a bad idea, as the address for all the links started beginning
> >> with "http://http//72.149....."  Oops -I must've made a typo- where's the
> >> ":" and why the doubling there? I go back into the admin mode by manually
> >> tweaking the address bar and check my work - no I had actually put in the
> >> ":". But I apparently can't fix it now because it won't save with the
> >> setting wrong using the interchange console.  Help!!! 
> > 
> > Edit the file products/variables.txt, find the entry for SERVER_NAME and
> > remove the http:// part, then restart Interchange.
> > 
> >> Another issue that has been covered here a dozen times, but I really need a
> >> lot of hand holding to fix:
> >>
> >> I am still running a threaded perl -5.8.8 and I am relatively clueless as to
> >> where or how to get an unthreaded version. 
> > 
> > You can run Interchange on the newest threaded perl versions (yours is
> > new enough) without problems but you'll still take about a 30%
> > performance hit.  Depending on which version of IC you are running you
> > may have to set the MINIVEND_FORCE_THREADS environment variable when
> > starting IC, though.
> Presumably the performance hit is much smaller than 30% with a recent
> DBI. So please disregard this number.

I don't know why you say that -- have you benchmarked it? The 30% number
was derived from actual testing, and that was at 5.8.6. I don't think things
have changed all that much.

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