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From "Antonio Gallardo" <>
Subject Re: Profiling Pipeline [was Re: [RT] Unit testing and CocoonUnit]
Date Sun, 02 Nov 2003 13:42:28 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi dijo:
> On Saturday, Nov 1, 2003, at 23:29 Europe/Rome, Steve K wrote:
>> And finally, on a somewhat unrelated subject, one thing that I've
>> always wanted Cocoon to do may be possible if support for collecting
>> the XML at each pipeline step is added.  To aid in debugging, I think
>> it would be very helpful to switch on some kind of debug mode, that
>> would cause a trace of what pipeline steps where executed and the
>> state of the XML at each step to be printed out at the bottom of each
>> page you output to the browser.  This way it is easy for a developer
>> to see the path though the pipelines the request took, as well as a
>> snapshot of the XML each step of the way.
> This is already there, althought somewhat hidden, check into the
> "profiler" block.
> BTW, there is something that always bugged me about the profiler: the
> time that gives you is almost totally useless, while the exposed view
> of the pipeline internals is a *great* debugging tool (some people do
> it with views, but sometimes you don't know where the problem is so you
> might want to see it all).
> I propose two changes here:
> 1) rename the "profiling" pipeline into "debug"
> 2) remove the timings (they don't make any sense)
> 3) move the whole thing into core


+1 on 1)

+- ? 2) What are the timings? Sorry, I don't understand this point.

-1 on 3) It is desired to have a very light core. If the core can live
without the profiler please don't include them on every distribution. I
mean development and production.

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo

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