dsc at swcp.com
Fri Feb 24 15:55:03 CST 2012
Is there any advantage of using a debug constant over commenting out the body of the log?
And, to add to the confusion of output possibilities, if I want to minimize the time impact or have other constraints, I log to a variable and then do something with the variable.
On Feb 24, 2012, at 2:41 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:
> I use something like
> constant kDebug = true
> on log pText
> if kDebug is true then
> put pText
> end if
> end log
> The good thing is that if I want to change from debug to release, I just
> change the kDebug constant value and the puts are gone.
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 6:58 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>wrote:
>> On 2/24/12 1:55 PM, Dar Scott wrote:
>> I suspect we are all doing this the wrong way. Maybe there are
>>> debugging features or compiler optimizations that allow for better
>>> ways to do this.
>> I've started doing it the way someone else suggested. I use a handler:
>> on log pMsg
>> put pMsg
>> end log
>> Then in the scripts:
>> LOG "Message about script performance."
>> When I want to stop logging, I just comment out the one-line body of the
>> handler. If I really want to remove it all, I search for "LOG " (with
>> I don't know of any native LiveCode way to do it.
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