[Mongrel] Long URLs - New to Mongrel

Patrick Berry pberry at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 09:49:15 EST 2007

Is it just me or is that an insane amount of data to send via GET?  Mongrel
is pretty strict about how clients use HTTP, so check your mongrel logs.

On 3/7/07, Joe Lester <joe_lester at sweetwater.com> wrote:
> My rails web app (rails 1.2.1) uploads an image from a Java applet by
> encoding it into the URL. This works fine when I'm using Webrick. I'm
> trying out Mongrel today, and I'm getting an error in Safari that
> says "lost network connection" (NSURLErrorDomain:-1005). I get
> something similar in Firefox. Is there a way to make Mongrel accept a
> really long URL like this?
> Thanks. Joe.
> I'm encoding the 512 x 512 jpeg image as Base64. The long URL is
> something like...
> http://localhost/account/upload?image=%2F9j%2F4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD%
> kM2JyggkKFhcYGRolJicoKSo0NTY3ODk6Q0RFRkdISUpTVFVWV1hZWmNkZWZnaGlqc3R1dnd
> 4eXqDhIWGh4iJipKTlJWW......... [much more]
> When the URL is long, the action is not called in rails. But, if I
> remove the image from the URL, then the action is called.
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