Functions running in IDE, but not running in standalone
curry at pair.com
Sun Jul 26 17:29:15 EDT 2020
> comment-out all the instances where I am using a libURL command
> or function, save as a standalone, and and see what happens.
Now you need to follow through on your diagnosis. It will not be
efficient to quickly abandon a sound diagnosis and search for something
else. People do that too often. Trust logic! Trust math. Stick with it.
The "can't find handler" error is very specific. It doesn't allow us
infinite freedom to interpret the cause. Assuming the error message
itself is correct, that leaves only a few possible direct causes: the
(appropriate) Internet Library isn't loaded, handler isn't in the
message path, handler name misspelling, etc.
So keep looking at the AREA of inclusions AND related issues - you have
NOT ruled those out yet! It's not about trying one specific possibility
in that area, and then giving up on the area. It's about knowing that
your problem is almost certainly in that area, so you focus your hunt in
that area to efficiently find the culprit.
Since your product is over 10 years old, make sure your mainstack
doesn't have any old versions of Internet library accidentally embedded,
for example. Or back to the inclusions. Something that prevents a good
app build, or a matter of timing before everything is loaded.
Since Matthias was able to get the same error message, you should also
try a new sample stack with libURLSetSSLVerification, like he did. That
would remove a lot of other variables for a clean test building with
And as he suggested, you should open a support ticket, if you haven't.
There have been some changes to the libraries over the years that can
cause problems, so checking your libURL calls would be a good idea if
that's where the evidence pointed. Still not a bad idea to double-check
the calls. LC error reporting is not 100% accurate, and I've seen weird
But it's not where the evidence points. I would place my bet on the
"inclusions and related" area; it's the likely winner with overwhelming
odds. Since you have the "can't find handler" error message (if that's
still the error you have) and since there's the IDE vs standalone
evidence, that's a lot of evidence.
So it is the most likely road to lead to a solution. And that's where
you should focus more of your efforts, if you want to solve this
quickly. You haven't ruled it out; you've only started on it. Follow
through! Unless you can PROVE at runtime that Internet Library is loaded
in your standalone and that libURLSetSSLVerification is in the message
path of the calling handler, that's still your problem. :)
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