[MarkLogic Dev General] Exit query without writing to error log?

Florent Georges lists at fgeorges.org
Wed Jan 24 04:52:56 PST 2018

Hi Evan,

The error is logged only if it "reaches the top", that is, if it is not

If the error shouldn't behave as such, can't you just catch it before? (and
yes, potentially return wathever HTTP response you deem appropriate).


Florent Georges
H2O Consulting

On 24 January 2018 at 03:22, Evan Lenz wrote:

> Hello,
> My client has XQuery parameter-validation code which calls the error()
> function when invalid parameters are supplied. This event gets written to
> the error log. Is there a way to prevent this?
> I recognize the best practice is to return a more appropriate HTTP
> response code (than 500) when handling invalid input. I also recognize this
> is anathema to FP. But my question still stands:
> Is there a way to interrupt/exit a query without triggering an Error-level
> log message?
> Thanks,
> Evan Lenz
> President, Lenz Consulting Group, Inc.
> http://lenzconsulting.com
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