Hi Ian and all,


On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 11:25:33AM +0900, Ian Macdonald wrote:
> On Thu 09 May 2002 at 11:14:22 +0900, Brian Wisti wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I'm stuck on a silly question.  How do I print to the httpd error log
> > with my ruby CGI program?  Under perl, I would just do:
> > 
> > 	print STDERR "debug info\n";
> > 
> > Not exactly sure how to go about this.  I tried:
> > 
> > 	$stderr.print "debug info"
> 
> Use '$stderr.puts' to get a new-line at the end of your string. You
> might also want '$stderr.flush' to turn off data buffering.
> 

I tried $stderr.flush() with no change.  This is a bit frustrating!  Do
I need to look into recompiling either Ruby (using 1.7.2 on Linux) or
Apache (1.3.20)?

> > With no output.  Any suggestions?  As an aside, are there many
> > good english-language guides to ruby and CGI?
> 
> The pick-axe book has a good chapter on the CGI library. I don't know
> of a specialised publication, though.

I have that book.  The CGI section is a good overview, but it seems
that my needs are a little more narrow than they had time to cover ;-)

Still looking,
Brian
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