libURLSetStatusCallback Runtime error

Terence Blyth terence at
Mon Oct 8 15:17:20 EDT 2012

I get this error a lot when developing, Livecode locks up and I have to force end Livecode. Can anyone tell me if this is normal ?


On 9/10/2012, at 4:09 AM, Bernard Devlin <bdrunrev at> wrote:

> Peter, you could try replacing the 5.5.2 libUrl code with that from an
> earlier version.  LibURL is the script of a button somewhere (can't
> remember where off the top of my head).  Comment out the current script,
> paste in the old one.  See if the problem persists.  That will indicate the
> engine or the script.
> Bernard
> On Sun, Oct 7, 2012 at 5:26 PM, Richard Gaskin
> <ambassador at>wrote:
>> Peter Haworth wrote:
>>> I only discovered this problem when I started using LC 5.5.2.  Versions of
>>> LC prior to that did not report the "can't find handler" message.  So not
>>> only was the handler not available to me but there was no indication that
>>> was the case; the code just failed silently.  I am running into more and
>>> more instances of that - it doesn't exactly inspire confidence in what the
>>> engine is doing.
>> My hunch is that the engine is fine, but the problem lies with how LC's
>> libraries are added to a standalone.
>> But before we go down that road, forgive me if this was already mentioned
>> but is this happening in the IDE, a standalone, or both?
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