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Bug 13517 - Exception when trying to get info for anonymous user
Exception when trying to get info for anonymous user
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
API (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2008-03-26 12:12 UTC by Gurch
Modified: 2008-03-26 18:09 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Gurch 2008-03-26 12:12:26 UTC
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?&action=query&list=users&ususers=127.0.0.1

returns:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<api>
  <error code="internal_api_error_MWException" info="Exception Caught: Database::makeList: empty input">

#0 /usr/local/apache/common-local/php-1.5/includes/Database.php(1237): Database->makeList(Array, 1)
#1 /usr/local/apache/common-local/php-1.5/includes/api/ApiQueryBase.php(131): Database->select(Array, Array, Array, 'ApiQueryUsers::...', Array)
#2 /usr/local/apache/common-local/php-1.5/includes/api/ApiQueryUsers.php(93): ApiQueryBase->select('ApiQueryUsers::...')
#3 /usr/local/apache/common-local/php-1.5/includes/api/ApiQueryUsers.php(55): ApiQueryUsers->getOtherUsersInfo(Array)
#4 /usr/local/apache/common-local/php-1.5/includes/api/ApiQuery.php(210): ApiQueryUsers->execute()
#5 /usr/local/apache/common-local/php-1.5/includes/api/ApiMain.php(356): ApiQuery->execute()
#6 /usr/local/apache/common-local/php-1.5/includes/api/ApiMain.php(224): ApiMain->executeAction()
#7 /usr/local/apache/common-local/php-1.5/includes/api/ApiMain.php(209): ApiMain->executeActionWithErrorHandling()
#8 /usr/local/apache/common-local/php-1.5/api.php(77): ApiMain->execute()
#9 /usr/local/apache/common-local/live-1.5/api.php(3): require('/usr/local/apac...')
#10 {main}

</error>
</api>

for any anonymous user.

It would be nice to be able to retrieve information (edit count in particular) for anonymous users through the API. If this is not possible, it should fail a little more gracefully.
Comment 1 Roan Kattouw 2008-03-26 12:24:10 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 13460 ***
Comment 2 Gurch 2008-03-26 14:23:35 UTC
Reopening. Bug 13460 is listed as fixed in r32279, and indeed trying the example URL on that bug does not return an error. I get this right now on Wikimedia sites with r32394.
Comment 3 Roan Kattouw 2008-03-26 18:09:31 UTC
Different bug, same error message. Fixed in r32476

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