[IPython-dev] IPython Notebook save problem caused by HTTP PUT

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Mon Aug 27 17:55:07 CDT 2012


We definitely want to keep this a PUT, but we should figure out what
is going on with it.

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 4:39 AM, Matthias BUSSONNIER
<bussonniermatthias@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Le 27 août 2012 à 11:09, Lars-Innohead a écrit :
>
>> Hi IPython developers
>>
>> I have found a bug and a way to solve it: Sometimes I can not save an
>> IPython Notebook. The bigger the notebook is, the more likely saving is to
>> fail. The problem occurs on Windows but not on Mac.
>>
>> Problem details:
>>
>> When using the Chrome browser under windows a notebook containing only this
>> single line
>> for i in xrange(1234): print i
>> can always be saved. But if I make the notebook bigger by changing the line
>> to
>> for i in xrange(123456): print i
>> saving usually fails.
>>
>> Solution:
>>
>> I found out that the problem disappeared, if I modified IPython to use HTTP
>> POST instead of HTTP PUT. I don't know if it's a bug in the Chrome browser
>> or a bug in the Tornado server, but it can be solved by modifying these
>> three lines
>>
>> C:\Python26\Lib\site-packages\IPython\frontend\html\notebook\static\js\notebook.js:
>>            //type : "PUT",
>>            type : "POST",
>>
>> C:\Python26\Lib\site-packages\IPython\frontend\html\notebook\handlers.py:
>>    #SUPPORTED_METHODS = ('GET', 'PUT', 'DELETE')
>>    SUPPORTED_METHODS = ('GET', 'POST', 'DELETE')
>>    ...
>>    def post(self, notebook_id):
>>    #def put(self, notebook_id):
>>
>
> That's good to know,
> Could you one an issue on github ?
> I don't think we'll change it without warning because some other project might now rely on PUT.
>
> --
> Matthias
>
>> Kind Regards
>> Lars Bojsen-Møller
>> Innohead
>>
>>
>>
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