[ejabberd] strange registration error

Konstantin Khomoutov flatworm at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Sep 18 14:55:22 MSD 2009

Jan Koum wrote:

> 17/Sep/2009:15:27:36 HARDFAIL command:
> [/home/jkoum/ejabberd-2.1.0_beta1/bin/ejabberdctl register xxx
> s.example.netyyy] return: 1
> {error_logger,{{2009,9,17},{15,27,33}},"Protocol: ~p:
> register error:
> ~p~n",["inet_tcp",{{badmatch,{error,duplicate_name}},[{inet_tcp_dist,listen,1},{net_kernel,start_protos,4},{net_kernel,start_protos,3},{net_kernel,init_node,2},{net_kernel,init,1},{gen_server,init_it,6},{proc_lib,init_p,5}]}]}
> while end result is the same, i am curious if this different behavior is
> normal or is this some bug we are triggering?
This error has nothing to do with user registration,
at least not directly. See [1] for explanations.

1. http://www.ejabberd.im/error/duplicate_name

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