On Sun, 14 Mar 2004, Mike Ni wrote:

> Hey,
> I am just about to take my first crack at perl by
> documenting several perl script files.
> The person who wrote the scripts isn't here anymore.
> The scripts files were written for Apache Web server
> running on Linux.
> Can anyone give me some advise of how to use the
> debugger? Such as "perl -d".
> I tried to launch the debugger on a development
> configuration. Yet, it halted.
> I am guessing this was because the perl script files
> are driven by the request coming from the Internet,
> therefore the "STDIN" was redirected.
> Can anyone give me some pointers?

You can instruct the CGI module to accept paramters from the command line.
Something like this:

$ perl -d myscript.pl 'param1=value1&param2=value2&param3=value3'

For more information consult "perldoc CGI".


        Shlomi Fish

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