Status: New
Owner: ----
Labels: Type-Defect Priority-Medium

New issue 3191 by consequent searches crash with 'initVM() must be called first' error

*** You must complete this form in its entirety, or your bug report will be
*** For customer support, please post to
*** If you have a patch, please submit it to
*** Do not post confidential information in this bug report!

What version are you running?
ReviewBoard-1.7.20-1.el6.noarch.rpm from epel repo

What's the URL of the page containing the problem?

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Install reviewboard 1.7.20 either from rpm or with easy_install
2. Build pylucene 3.6
3. enable and build search index
4. try searching any word in the search field

What is the expected output? What do you see instead?
Expected: search results
Actual: 500 internal server error

What operating system are you using? What browser?
Centos 6.4 x86_64. Firefox 24.0

Please provide any additional information below.
I've tried installing reviewboard on centos6.4 64bit using rpm from epel as well as using easy_install. And when I do consecutive searches I inevitably end up with 500 error.

The full traceback is as follows:

[Tue Dec 31 09:48:10.633661 2013] [:error] [pid 27664] ERROR:django.request:Internal Server Error: /r/search/ [Tue Dec 31 09:48:10.633672 2013] [:error] [pid 27664] Traceback (most recent call last): [Tue Dec 31 09:48:10.633674 2013] [:error] [pid 27664] File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/Django-1.4.10-py2.7.egg/django/core/handlers/", line 111, in get_response [Tue Dec 31 09:48:10.633685 2013] [:error] [pid 27664] response = callback(request, *callback_args, **callback_kwargs) [Tue Dec 31 09:48:10.633688 2013] [:error] [pid 27664] File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ReviewBoard-1.7.20-py2.7.egg/reviewboard/accounts/", line 22, in _check [Tue Dec 31 09:48:10.633690 2013] [:error] [pid 27664] return view_func(*args, **kwargs) [Tue Dec 31 09:48:10.633692 2013] [:error] [pid 27664] File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ReviewBoard-1.7.20-py2.7.egg/reviewboard/reviews/", line 1420, in search [Tue Dec 31 09:48:10.633695 2013] [:error] [pid 27664] store = [Tue Dec 31 09:48:10.633697 2013] [:error] [pid 27664] RuntimeError: initVM() must be called first

By default in centos 6.4 reviewboard is installed with python2.6.
And I've tried to install newer versions of many packages but the problem persists:
Reviewboard-1.7.20 (latest)


You received this message because this project is configured to send all issue notifications to this address.
You may adjust your notification preferences at:

You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups 
"reviewboard-issues" group.
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email 
To post to this group, send email to
Visit this group at
For more options, visit

Reply via email to