[Bioperl-l] Bio::Tools::Run::WrapperBase: Capture the command that is executed?

Ben Bimber bimber at wisc.edu
Mon Apr 19 18:27:45 EDT 2010


Dan,

Beyond debugging, I could see cases where logging it would be useful.
Technically capturing the set of params given to CommandExts does more
or less the same thing, but sometimes giving people the exact command
makes it a little more transparent.  You are right that it's not
absolutely essential.

-Ben



On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 4:18 PM, Dan Kortschak
<dan.kortschak at adelaide.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi Ben and Mark,
>
> I agree that an easy way to query the parameters passed to IPC::Run
> would be nice for debugging, but is it really necessary for a fairly
> limited set of use cases? - 'perl -d' does a very nice job of allowing
> this kind of thing.
>
> cheers
> Dan
>
> On Mon, 2010-04-19 at 10:09 -0400, bimber at wisc.edu wrote:
>> ok, that's what i thought.  whenever i need to debug something i've
>> been hacking CommandExts to print @ipc_args, but that's kind of an
>> ugly solution.
>>
>> related to this - now that XML is supported instead of text-based
>> config files, is there a subversion repository where anyone is
>> gathering these files?  i saw your web-based XML generator, which is
>> useful.
>>
>> -ben
>
>



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