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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: A debugging convenience
Date Sun, 11 Apr 1999 20:54:23 GMT
Marc Slemko wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Apr 1999, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> >
> > In article <> you wrote:
> >
> > > A thing I hit today is that stuff logged without a server_rec gets
> > > chucked unless it is done during startup. This is a major pain for
> > > debugging (coz the relevant server_rec is often a zillion miles up the
> > > stack). I implemented a kludge that logs it to the main server log (i.e.
> > > stderr) iff the main server is logging at DEBUG level - shall I commit
> > > the change?
> >
> > I still try to understand the problem. After startup you should always have a
> > server_rec at hand, shouldn't you? Maybe you can also show the proposed patch,
> Not if you are trying to add debugging statements from somewhere that
> doesn't have an API that gives it access to such things.

Exactly, such as low-level buff.c functions (which is where I hit the
problem). Of course, I could just write to stderr, but logging is much
more PC.




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