[Buildbot-devel] Firefox problems

Axel Hecht l10n.moz at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 20 14:26:50 UTC 2007

To give some feedback on this, do you have any kind of firefox
accelerator stuff switched on? HTTP pipelining or somesuch?

Maybe http://www.mozilla.org/projects/netlib/http/http-debugging.html
can help in adding more diagnostic information to it.


2007/9/13, Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin at zmanda.com>:
> This promises to be a fun one.
> I have a buildmaster instance set up on port 8080 on a specific box.
> On that same box, I have an Apache instance set up on port 80, with
> the following configuration (among other stuff):
>     ServerAlias buildbots.zmanda.com
>     ServerAlias buildbots
>     RewriteEngine on
>     UseCanonicalName off
>     RewriteRule ^/amanda$ /amanda/                [R]
>     RewriteRule ^/amanda/(.*)$ http://narasimhan.zmanda.com:8080/$1  [P]
>     ProxyPassReverse /amanda/ http://narasimhan.zmanda.com:8080/
> So I can access the web status display from
> http://buildbots.zmanda.com.  (before you get excited, none of these
> are publicly available).  Works fine for me with Safari, works fine
> for others with IE, but doesn't work with Firefox -- on any platform.
> Firefox *does* work accessing http://narasimhan.zmanda.com:8080/
> directly.
> The error condition is very long hangs in downloading pages, and when
> they don't time out, the resulting HTML is garbled -- chunks are
> mis-ordered.
> This is Python 2.4.3, Apache 2.0.58-r2, Gentoo 2006.1, and a patched
> version of Buildbot 0.75.  None of the patches applied to the
> down-n-dirty http stuff (the patches have all been posted here and/or
> on buildbot.net).
> Any thoughts?  Has anyone else seen this?
> Dustin
> P.S. The reason we use this is that we run multiple buildmasters on
> this machine, and use the proxying to hide them all under one vhost
> name.
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