Damian Conway

NAME

Debug::Phases - Announce BEGIN and INIT phases to help locate problems

VERSION

This document describes Debug::Phases version 0.0.2

SYNOPSIS

    use Debug::Phases;

    # Your code here


    or:

    > perl -MDebug::Phases your_script
  
  

DESCRIPTION

This tiny module does nothing but announce the start of the BEGIN and INIT phases, recording how long the compilation (BEGIN phase) took. It's handy for tracking down whether particular problems are compile-time or run-time, and also for evaluating the time-cost for using other modules.

INTERFACE

None. It simply prints its information to STDERR.

DIAGNOSTICS

Compiling...

Your script is currently in its BEGIN phase

Compiling...%s seconds. Running...

Your script just finished its compile phase (in the indicated time) and is now executing.

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT

Debug::Phases requires no configuration files or environment variables.

DEPENDENCIES

Requires the Time::HiRes module.

INCOMPATIBILITIES

None reported.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS

No bugs have been reported.

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-debug-phases@rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org.

AUTHOR

Damian Conway <DCONWAY@cpan.org>

LICENCE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2005, Damian Conway <DCONWAY@cpan.org>. All rights reserved.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

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