[Catalyst] Re: Supressing passwords in debug messages

Byron Young Byron.Young at riverbed.com
Tue Jan 13 00:15:57 GMT 2009

J. Shirley wrote on 2009-01-12:
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Byron Young
> <Byron.Young at riverbed.com> wrote:
>> J. Shirley wrote on 2009-01-12:
>>> On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Byron Young
>>> <Byron.Young at riverbed.com> wrote:


>>> The patch I'm creating needs to be configured in some way, I am
>>> thinking at this point it can be configured as follows:
>>> package MyApp;
>>> __PACKAGE__->config(
>>>     'Debug' => {
>>>         skip_dump_parameters => 1, # Simply don't render the
>>>         parameters incoming, very shotgunny skip_dump_parameters => [
>>>         qw/password/ ], # Show '(redacted
>>> by
>>> config)' as the value of these fields
>>>     }
>>> );
>>> I'll need to bake tests for this, which there are currently no tests
>>> for handling the dumping of parameters so it will be a bit more. If
>>> someone wants to help with that, let me know and I can help guide.
>>> -J
>> I'd be happy to write some unit tests.  I haven't worked with any
> of the Catalyst unit tests before so I'm not sure what the process
> is like for getting the code, setting up the test environment,
> making and submitting changes and unit tests, etc.  Is there a doc
> you can point me to?  I don't see anything in the manual or wiki.
>> Byron
>  Mostly it is just checking out the code from svn and starting.  The
> patch that I've started is at http://scsys.co.uk:8001/22410 - you can
> apply this to a svn checkout of
> http://dev.catalystframework.org/repos/Catalyst/Catalyst- Runtime/5.70
> It doesn't have the actual testing part, just a stub.  I'll be working
> on it more over today and tomorrow when I get free moments, but they're
> few and far between.

Ditto on the lack of free time.  I'll check it out and let you know what I come up with.


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