webmachine / src / webmachine_error_handler.erl

%% @author Justin Sheehy <>
%% @author Andy Gross <>
%% @author Jeremy Latt <>
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%% @doc Some fairly minimal error message formatters.

-author('Justin Sheehy <>').
-author('Andy Gross <>').
-author('Jeremy Latt <>').


render_error(Code, Req, Reason) ->
    case Req:has_response_body() of
        true -> Req:response_body();
        false -> render_error_body(Code, Req, Reason)

render_error_body(404, Req, _Reason) ->
    Req:add_response_header("Content-Type", "text/html"),
    <<"<HTML><HEAD><TITLE>404 Not Found</TITLE></HEAD><BODY><H1>Not Found</H1>The requested document was not found on this server.<P><HR><ADDRESS>mochiweb+webmachine web server</ADDRESS></BODY></HTML>">>;

render_error_body(500, Req, Reason) ->
    Req:add_response_header("Content-Type", "text/html"),
    error_logger:error_msg("webmachine error: path=~p~n~p~n", [Req:path(), Reason]),
    STString = io_lib:format("~p", [Reason]),
    ErrorStart = "<html><head><title>500 Internal Server Error</title></head><body><h1>Internal Server Error</h1>The server encountered an error while processing this request:<br><pre>",
    ErrorEnd = "</pre><P><HR><ADDRESS>mochiweb+webmachine web server</ADDRESS></body></html>",
    ErrorIOList = [ErrorStart,STString,ErrorEnd],

render_error_body(501, Req, _Reason) ->
    Req:add_response_header("Content-Type", "text/html"),
    error_logger:error_msg("Webmachine does not support method ~p~n",
    ErrorStr = io_lib:format("<html><head><title>501 Not Implemented</title>"
                             "</head><body><h1>Internal Server Error</h1>"
                             "The server does not support the ~p method.<br>"
                             "<P><HR><ADDRESS>mochiweb+webmachine web server"

render_error_body(503, Req, _Reason) ->
    Req:add_response_header("Content-Type", "text/html"),
    error_logger:error_msg("Webmachine cannot fulfill"
                           "the request at this time"),
    ErrorStr = "<html><head><title>503 Service Unavailable</title>"
               "</head><body><h1>Service Unavailable</h1>"
               "The server is currently unable to handle "
               "the request due to a temporary overloading "
               "or maintenance of the server.<br>"
               "<P><HR><ADDRESS>mochiweb+webmachine web server"