Help with deploying to apache 2.2 and mod_fcgid/fast cgi

Hello again. I’m having a bit of a problem deploying my plugin to my
server. It works great locally when I use script/server to run my
However when I install my plugin into an Apache 2.2 mod_fcgid and fast
environment, it doesn’t work. I’m receiving a really strange error, and
not sure if its an installation issue. I’ve copied my plugin from
“vendor/plugins/project_rank” to the server and placed it in the same
directory then ran these commands.

  1. export RAILS_ENV=production
  2. script/generate plugin_migration
  3. rake db:migrate

Everything migrates great, but when I try to hit my plugin directly via
“test-projects/project_rank/list” or via my overridden route of
“test-projects/projects/list”, I receive a 500 error from the server.
I check “error_log”, I have the following error.

[error] [client] malformed header from script. Bad

I’m not sure why I’m getting bad headers, its just a different route.
only thing different from test is the platorm, and I didn’t generate the
plugin on this server. Did I miss a step when I installed it?


This is probably nothing specific to your plugin - as I recall this
error can be cause by things like stray puts statements and things
like that. The main rails mailing list should have some relevant



On 6 Mar 2008, at 06:39, “Todd N.” [email protected]

Thanks again James, you’re a lifesaver! I had some random “print”
left from when I was printing http post information trying to figure out
the sortable_element AJAX code works. I removed the print statements
and it
works great. I think I’m finally done with my noob questions :).


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