[rabbitmq-discuss] Bug in management plugin escaping

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Tue Feb 21 10:46:07 GMT 2012

On 21/02/12 10:39, Lionel Cons wrote:
> Simon MacMullen writes:
>   >  >  {error,{error,undef,
>   >  >                 [{xmerl_ucs,from_utf8,[<<"test\\..*">>]},
>   >
>   >  You are missing xmerl. This is a part of Erlang, but some distro
>   >  packaging (Debian especially) splits it out. I thought we had that fixed
>   >  for all recent releases though. Which packaging and version are you using?
> I'm using Erlang rpms from EPEL6 and indeed erlang-xmerl was not installed.
> Installing it fixed the problem.

Are you also using a Rabbit RPM?

> This said, an error message like "xmerl is missing" would have been
> easier to interpret...

Yeah, but then we have to wrap every call into any bit of the runtime 
that may be missing. There should already be a warning printed at startup?

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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