On Sat, 28 Nov 2009 16:05:35 -0500, Andrew Brosnan wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm curious about the strategies that others use for running more
> complex applications in the debugger. A content management system for
> example might require session data and user input in order to run it's
> code, all of which gets processed along a journey through a large stack.
>  How can I do 'something' in a browser and then run that same request in
> the debugger?
> I see that Apache::DB does something similar where you can initiate a
> request in a browser and then control it in the debugger. But what if
> the app is not running mod_perl?

If the program is a CGI then you can wrap it such that it runs ptkdb and 
remotes the debugger display to your screen via X.  Then you invoke it 
form a browser and the debugger runs on the server invocation itself.  
Look up ptkdb documentation.

Peter Scott

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