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From Arshavir Grigorian ...@m-cam.com>
Subject Re: logging at startup
Date Fri, 12 Nov 2004 14:56:31 GMT
Perrin Harkins wrote:

>On Wed, 2004-11-10 at 16:09, Arshavir Grigorian wrote:
>  
>
>>How can I write my code to know whether it is in a request and only if 
>>so, output the standard error page.
>>    
>>
>
>You should be able to use $Apache::Server::Starting and
>$Apache::Server::ReStarting for this.  There may be a better way.
>
>  
>
>>On a separate note, why would one even bother with 
>>Apache::Log->log_error? instead of just using CGI::Carp (for 
>>simple/basic error loggin that is
>>    
>>
>
>Apache::Log->log_error sends the message to the error_log, not to the
>browser.  That's what you want, unless you are in development.  Is this
>mod_perl 2 that you're using?  If it is, you can use the server object
>instead of the request object, and avoid the whole issue of checking for
>startup.
>
>For other reasons to avoid CGI::Carp, see
>http://perl.apache.org/docs/general/perl_reference/perl_reference.html#Exception_Handling_for_mod_perl
>
>- Perrin
>  
>
Thanks. I am using modperl2, but for some reason could not get a server 
object.  I'll give it a try again. --Arshavir


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