[Mongrel] bad URI(is not URI?): c:\boot.ini

Kris Leech krisleech at interkonect.com
Sat Mar 10 15:00:57 EST 2007

Zed A. Shaw wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Mar 2007 10:57:06 +0000
> Kris Leech <krisleech at interkonect.com> wrote:
>> Please note this message is not related to my previous one from 
>> yesterday, this is on a different server (textdrive server).
>> I have only one mongrel application running but 'randomly' it will go 
>> down, the mongrel.log file shows:
>> ERROR: undefined method 'request_uri' for #<URI::Generic:0x5383948 URL:*>
>> ERROR: bad URI(is not URI?): c:\boot.ini
>> [FATAL] failed to allocate memory
> Dammit, THIS is why I refused to add support for those idiots who
> insist on making GET requests with a full URL.  It's just one more
> attack vector and I can't validate the code in Ruby's URI parsing.
> I'll probably make this optional then for those people who don't care
> about IE on a localhost setup.
Hi Zed, I'm not sure what your getting at...
Is this a common or unique problem?

Thanks for your time.

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