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user managed error processing

user managed error processing

user managed error processing

(OP)
Hello,
I have inherited some Python code and I am not a Python programmer.  I am looking for a simple way to trap an error so I can gracefully manage the error.  Right now it just puts the error on the screen.  I think I need to use

import cgitb; cgitb.enable()

somehow, but I can not figure out how.  Any hints?

RE: user managed error processing

this works provided your Python code is a CGI script
I usually place this line at the start of the code
before any other imports, e.g.,

CODE

#!/usr/bin/python
"""this is my CGI script
"""
import cgitb; cgitb.enable()
import MySQLdb

# rest of code here

what the cgitb.enable() call does though is output a
formatted traceback to stdout
(which in the case of a CGI script is the client's browser)

RE: user managed error processing

(OP)
Makes sense - so any idea how I stop it from going to the browser?  

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