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Re^2: Randomness encountered with CGI Session

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 09, 2010 at 06:45 UTC ( #843818=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Randomness encountered with CGI Session
in thread Randomness encountered with CGI Session

Because it happens randomly, it was discovered by chance.

I followed up with more tests - manually - and confirmed the existence of the unexpected behaviour.

I'm clueless at this point - it's a bit like you have a variable set to "Hello World" and it's always printing "Hello World" but once in the blue moon you see "hello there" printed ;)


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Re^3: Randomness encountered with CGI Session
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 09, 2010 at 08:29 UTC
    Clueless about what?

    You contend there is a problem with CGI::Session, it happens randomly, but that you've confirmed it manually.

    Great, here is how you go about fixing it.

      I didn't mean to say there is a problem with CGI::Session directly. I said I had encountered a problem (a strange phenomenon that happens randomly) when using CGI::Session.

      With a good night's sleep, I was able to run more tests and came out with new hypotheses about how the bug was triggered. But I need to confirm these hypotheses with real users. So I've taken your advice - thanks :) - to do logging at suspicious points in my code.

      I was clueless yesterday because I was looking at the code and could not figure out any parts that could trigger that bug, so I wouldn't know what to log and where.

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