[Dancer-users] detailed logs, not

Maurice Mengel mauricemengel at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 17:14:02 CET 2011

two vague ideas

are you sure you are not overwriting those logging settings in the
environment file?

And, I just found helpful error messages in error_log created by my
apache. In other words, maybe there is a deployment specific error log
somewhere in your setup (even if you are using a different deployment


On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 8:48 AM, Puneet Kishor <punk.kish at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is befuddling. My config files has the following incantation
> config.yml
> ---------------------
> logger      : "file"
> development.yml
> ---------------------
> log         : "debug"
> warnings    : 1
> show_errors : 1
> Yet, no detailed warnings or errors are shown anywhere. If I add a specific
> debug statement, then that shows up in the "development.log." A few warnings
> do show up from time to time in the Apache log. I can't place a pattern on
> it -- some kinds of errors show up in the Apache log, some, at times, are
> returned in the http response and are visible in Firebug, and some don't
> show up at all.
> For example, I had the following simple
>        open my $fh, ">", $file or die "$file: $!\n";
> There was a permission problem, and the `open` command was die-ing, but the
> error was not visible anywhere. I changed the line to
>        open my $fh, ">", $file or debug "$file: $!\n";
> and I got the error "permission denied" in my development.log.
> The above is a simple instance. I am actually using PDL (Perl Data Language)
> for munging through large datasets to display in the web application. None
> of my PDL errors are showing up in any log. The only alternative for me is
> to very tediously insert the `debug` command in different places until I
> determine what command is breaking.
> Any suggestions on how I could get detailed warnings and errors consistently
> in one place?
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