openDatabase throws error SECURITY_ERR: DOM Exception 18

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Davin McCoud

02 Oct, 2012 04:37 PM

The Electric Plum website says the emulators support Web SQL and the iPhone and iPad configurations have an "HTML 5 Databases" option for Web SQL and IndexedDB APIs. When trying to use openDatabase the error SECURITY_ERR: DOM Exception 18 is thrown. For example calling

var Mydb = openDatabase('mydb', '1.0', 'my first database', 2 * 1024 * 1024);

shows Uncaught Error: SECURITY_ERR: DOM Exception 18 in the developer tools console.

What must be changed to make this work?

Thank you.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Shaun Sullivan on 02 Oct, 2012 05:27 PM

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    Hi we have a bug in settings. It is doing the opposite of the "HTML5 Databases" setting :(

    For now, you should be able to work around that by un-checking that setting.

    Sorry about that, we'll be sure to fix it in the next update.

  2. 2 Posted by Davin McCoud on 02 Oct, 2012 06:40 PM

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    Thank you. Turning the setting off worked for now.

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