Crash due to unhandled error #69

akavlie opened this Issue Feb 10, 2012 · 1 comment


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akavlie commented Feb 10, 2012

This happened today, in production:

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9 Feb 18:32:07 - MODE:mattk sets mode: +i

Event notice sent

{ nick: 'NickServ',
  to: 'mattk',
  text: 'This nickname is registered. Please choose a different nickname, or identify via \u0002/msg NickServ identify <password>\u0002.',
  message: undefined }

   debug - websocket writing 5:::{"name":"notice","args":[{"nick":"NickServ","to":"mattk","text":"This nickname is registered. Please choose a different nickname, or identify via \u0002/msg NickServ identify <password>\u0002."}]}

9 Feb 18:32:07 - GOT NOTICE from "NickServ": "This nickname is registered. Please choose a different nickname, or identify via /msg NickServ identify <password>."

   debug - websocket writing 5:::{"name":"getNick","args":[{"nick":"mattk"}]}

Starting IRC client; wiring up socket events.


        throw arguments[1]; // Unhandled 'error' event


Error: ENOTFOUND, Domain name not found
    at IOWatcher.callback (dns.js:74:15)

Error: Restarted too many times, bailing.
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akavlie commented Feb 13, 2012

Looked into this extensively, and can reproduce on Nodester but not locally. Now have a bug on the Nodester repo to see if anyone there can figure it out: nodester/nodester#304

The error is handled just fine when running locally.

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