ICONV and REXML


#1

Hi all. I’m having trouble getting REXML to play nicely with an RSS feed
that uses an encoding type called WINDOWS-1250.

My application works when I comment out the references to the lines that
utilize the REXML library.

After visiting my app and being told that Rails could not start
properly, my
server.log file says:

FastCGI: comm with server “/var/www/hflv/public/dispatch.fcgi” aborted:
error parsing headers: malformed header ‘no such file to load –
rexml/encodings/WINDOWS-1250.rb’

Now, I’ve search my system and that file doesn’t exist ANYWHERE.

I’m pretty stumped. Anyone been here before or have any ideas?

  • Rabbit


#2

Rabbit wrote:

Hi all. I’m having trouble getting REXML to play nicely with an RSS feed
that uses an encoding type called WINDOWS-1250.
While they’re not quite the same, you’ll probably have the best luck
with CP-1252.rb.


#3

Hmm… The feed I’m trying to parse specifically uses Windows-1250 as
its
encoding type. E.g.:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="Windows-1250" ?>

Is there a way I can override that on my end before trying to parse it?
(I
guess I can look into that.)

Thanks for the suggestion Alex. :slight_smile:

  • Rabbit