[OSM-dev] Relations error with JOSM/API

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Sun Oct 28 17:08:12 GMT 2007

In message <20071028162944.GC30308 at lochewe.mathy.remote.org>
          Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> There is a unique key on the relationship member table that prohibits
> inserting the same element twice into the same relationship (unless it
> has different roles, that is).
> I guess that raises an exception upon trying to store the object, the
> exception is not caught, and this results in an error 500. We should
> perhaps catch the exception and then return some other, more
> meaningful, error. I'll fix it because I'm responsible for the sloppy
> implementation but what would be a suitable return code?

We usually aim to validate that kind of stuff in ruby rather than
catching the exception (it's probably quite hard to do that as it
will be a fairly general MySQL exception I expect).

As far as a response goes, :bad_qequest is probably right.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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