[cgiapp] catching exceptions

Rhesa Rozendaal perl at rhesa.com
Fri Jan 6 15:52:20 EST 2012

On 01/06/2012 09:45 PM, Cliff Green wrote:
> I have an application using CGI::Application, DBIx::Class, and
> CGI::Application::Plugin::DBIC::Schema and if all's well, it hums along
> nicely (okay, it could do some things better).
> But, if one there's a problem connecting to one of the databases (e.g.,
> network problems, or if the db is down), I'd like to be able to catch
> the exception and advise the user in the app; as it is now, the app
> fails and the user gets a Apache error notice.
> I've been trying to use DBIx::Class's exception_action method, and have
> not been successful (under CGI::Application).
> I would be grateful for some clues in making this right.

see https://metacpan.org/module/CGI::Application#error_mode- for one way 
to handle exceptions in your run modes.


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