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From Gary Turner <>
Subject Re: Tracking Down an Error
Date Sat, 03 Aug 2002 20:56:17 GMT
On Sat, 03 Aug 2002 15:43:11 -0500, Gary Turner wrote:

>On Sat, 03 Aug 2002 12:26:24 -0600, Cartoon Factory wrote:
>>From: Andy Cutright []
>>>if you think it's the perl script causing the problem, does the perl
>>>script log?
>>Hi Andy:
>>Thanks for the reply. No, the scripts I am running to not log. Is there a
>>way to make perl log itself? (And if so, how?)
>This from a non-serious hacker:  At the start of each script, add
>something similar to;
>	print "$script-name begin $date $time" >> /var/log/apache/cgiperl.log
>Then at each exit point;
>	print "$script-name end $date $time" >> /var/log/apache/cgiperl.log
>Consider these snippets to be pseudo-code, as I can't do Perl without
>the book in front of me. :)
>After killing your next runaway, a study of the log should hi-lite the
>culprit.  I think that this ordering will make it easy to extract info.

I really hate to reply to my own post, but I just noticed that you use
Lookout. :) If your server is on an Win machine, you might want to code
the log path to suit.  The path I used is Linux FHS compliant and of
course M$ doesn't comply with anything. ;^)  (I couldn't help myself.)
 If someone tells you---
 "I have a sense of humor, but that's not funny." 
 ---they don't.

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