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How to debug and understand Perl Scripts?

Hi Experts,

Please help me to understand debug perl scripts?

Thx
Dil.
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ozoCommented:
perldoc perldebug
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dileepavAuthor Commented:
Though I have 10+ year exoerience in I am a beginner in Oerl UNIX etc, My exp is with ASP, ASP.NET, SQL Server Oracle etc.

So could you please help me in understading what is perldoc & perldebug and how can i do this, do i need to install it in my machine?

THx
Dil.
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ozoCommented:
Unix systems often come with Perl already installed, but if yours does not, you can read perldoc perldebug here:
http://perldoc.perl.org/5.8.8/perldebug.html
and you find a perl installation to download here:
http://www.perl.org/get.html
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dileepavAuthor Commented:
I am supporting an application when I run the perl script from UNIX using putty, Some of the tasks are not happening and I wanted to know where it is stopping, and want to print the query as well as some message there to understand where this break down happened, how can I do that please help.

Thx
Dil.
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ozoCommented:
if you start the script with
perl -d script
it will run under the debugger
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dileepavAuthor Commented:
Thx Experts
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