[Featureserver] D in CRUD not working

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Mon Dec 22 17:25:16 EST 2008

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 04:34:58PM -0500, Yves Moisan wrote:
> Hi All,
> We'll be using PHPCurl to interact with FeatureServer for CRUD
> operations.  However, as a first step, I'm trying to do CRUD operations
> from OpenLayers and I get "CRU" only for now.
> Since "update" and "delete" are akin to each other (at least urlwise), I
> wonder why I can update  and not delete.  Because update == POST ?  For
> the delete, I get : 
> <html><head>
> <title>500 Internal Server Error</title>
> </head><body>
> <h1>Internal Server Error</h1>
> <p>The server encountered an internal error or
> misconfiguration and was unable to complete
> your request.</p>
> I'm using the same proxy than for other operations so I know it's not a
> Xbrowser thing.  Anybody had similar behaviour ?

If you get rid of the proxy, and try to call DELETE against a URL from 
curl on the command line, does it work? (In other words: Is the problem
FeatureServer related? or related to some other component in your

Christopher Schmidt

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