[dancer-users] Dancer::Plugin::Database - unable to open database

Hugues hugues at max4mail.com
Fri May 30 09:40:55 BST 2014

Hello Gert

Are you sur than Starman are able to read your file all.sqlite ?

if all is ok when you launch ./bin/app.pl, check this point and add 
simple test in Starman.pl

|if (-e $all.sqlite) {
     print "database Exists!\n";|

} else {
     print "Error unable to find database\n";


Le 30/05/2014 10:26, Gert van Oss a écrit :
> hello Dancers,
> I'm trying to use Dancer::Plugin::Database. The database is a 
> sqlite-file that only serves as datafile so I'm not writing to the 
> database in my app. If I run my app on the server with the command 
> 'perl bin/app.pl' everything works just fine. All data is shown on the 
> pages as expected.
> If, however I startup the app while making use of Starman (I took 
> guidance of the article on the perlmaven 
> <http://perlmaven.com/getting-started-with-perl-dancer-on-digital-ocean> site) I 
> get the message that the app is unable to open the database. Up until 
> now I worked around the problem to store all my data in json-files and 
> create multiple 'selection/sorts' by using hashes and arrays but that 
> is becoming a bit difficult to maintain.
> The error log gives two lines
> DBI connect('dbname=all.sqlite','',...) failed: unable to open 
> database file at 
> /home/gertmt/perl5/perlbrew/perls/perl-5.20.0/lib/site_perl/5.20.0/Dancer/Plugin/Database/Core.pm 
> line 259.
> Database connection failed - unable to open database file in 
> /home/gertmt/perl5/perlbrew/perls/perl-5.20.0/lib/site_perl/5.20.0/Dancer/Plugin/Database.pm 
> l. 28
> these might explain the problem however I have no idea where to start. 
> Is there someone who had to deal with this issue?
> Thanks,
> Gert
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