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Re: Debugging multithreaded driver

On 02.09.2013 12:44:02, YLivay Wrote:
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>EDIT: Ok, I took a look at it. Very basic but it get's it might get it
>wrong in cases where
>the IDM engine switches threads before printing an "untagged" message.


From what I understood, it spits out the untagged messages into both
files because it wasn't always possible to determine which channel the
untagged messages belonged to.

Definitely this could be improved on somewhat, is your splitting code
also in perl?

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Re: Debugging multithreaded driver


The splitting code, like the rest of the util is C# and will output an
HTML with some jQuery tricks to help navigate the page.
Untagged lines are annoying. They can originate from both subscriber and
publisher channel, custom shim implementations,
remote loader etc and are not necessarily even on one of the channel
threads. Ugghh...

I have a short term solution and a long term for this.
The short one is extremely naive and will fail with busy drivers but
otherwise it's fine most of the time:
Simply compare the line's time-stamps to see if it makes more sense to
belong to the last transaction or the next one.

The long one will be implemented after I've added more parsing
capabilities and should be able to determine
where the line goes by understanding the context.
If i'm in the middle of a subscriber channel policy's action for
example, I know that this line:

Code:
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[08/22/13 15:58:40.105]:Active Directory Driver :Remote Interface Driver: Received.
--------------------

makes no sense in the current context so I add it to the other channel.
(Yes, that means i'll be implementing a "superficial" IDM engine
logic).

Again, I know in advanced it probably won't be something extremely
accurate and will not cover
weird end cases, but it's for "casual" use and i'll be adding
functionality as I go and learn more 🙂


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