[erlang-questions] Having trouble with httpc

Samuel Barney <>
Tue Sep 15 19:15:51 CEST 2015


The thing is, it works on requests where the resulting page is in valid xml.

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 11:14 AM, Samuel Barney <>
wrote:

> Eshell V7.0.3  (abort with ^G)
>
> 1> inets:start().
>
> ok
>
> 2> ssl:start().
>
> ok
>
> 3> httpc:request("http://ingeniuxtest.byui.edu/d92/x107221.xml").
>
> {error,no_scheme}
>
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Drew Varner <>
> wrote:
>
>> Can you share an example?
>>
>> —snip--
>> Eshell V7.0  (abort with ^G)
>> 1> inets:start().
>> ok
>> 2> ssl:start().
>> ok
>> 3> httpc:request("
>> https://raw.githubusercontent.com/processone/ejabberd/6a9c9616d04003d73a7ce2916ee03c997f66bc1d/examples/transport-configs/configs/aim-transport.xml
>> ").
>> —end snip —
>>
>> Works for me.
>>
>> > On Sep 15, 2015, at 6:53 PM, Samuel Barney <>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > To clarify, is there a way for me to access a url that ends with '.xml'
>> >
>> > On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 10:52 AM, Samuel Barney <>
>> wrote:
>> > I just tried hitting a different page, and it worked just fine. I do
>> have the http://, but I think the error is that the url ends in '.xml'.
>> Is there a way to get around that?
>> >
>> > Respectfully,
>> > Samuel Barney
>> >
>> > On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 10:48 AM, Drew Varner <>
>> wrote:
>> > Samuel,
>> >
>> > You need to make sure you have a compete URI, for example “
>> http://www.google.com”.
>> >
>> > It looks like you forget the “http://“ portion.
>> >
>> > See
>> https://github.com/erlang/otp/blob/a2670f0822fc6729df956c8ec8c381340ff0a5fb/lib/inets/src/http_lib/http_uri.erl#L137-L139
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> > Drew
>> >
>> >> On Sep 15, 2015, at 6:43 PM, Samuel Barney <>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I'm trying to use httpc:request/1, but every single time I call it I
>> get a no_scheme error. I've started inets, and all of the examples I've
>> found say I am doing it correctly. Has anyone had this error before, and
>> how did you resolve it?
>> >>
>> >> Respectfully,
>> >> Samuel Barney
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>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>
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