[ic] Preventing an error from exiting a usertag

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Tue Feb 16 06:25:28 UTC 2010

On 16/02/10 09:58, Grant wrote:
> I'm using the Google::Adwords perl module in a usertag in an IC job,
> and I sometimes get the following in error.log:
> Job group=adwords pid=672 terminated with an error: Error: 500 SSL
> read timeout:  at
> /usr/lib64/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/Google/Adwords/Service.pm line 200
> How can I prevent this error from terminating the job so I can retry
> the call?  Is wrapping the right usertag line in eval() the right
> thing to do?  Would that not prevent the exit because the error is
> coming from the perl module?

That's exactly what you do:

eval {
  # Your code that might die goes here.

if ($@) {
  # Above code died, handle the error here.  die message is contained
  # in $@.

Note that this only works for global usertags, not local (defined
catalog.cfg) ones.


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