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Richard Heyes' Blog:
Displaying Errors (based on hostname)
May 08, 2008 @ 13:03:57

In a response to this post on the PHP 10.0 Blog, Richard Heyes offers a method for what Stas was wanting:

OK, then what we do if something weird happens in production and we want to see the errors, but we don’t want others to see them? [...] Maybe PHP could have some setting like display_errors=local which would enable display_errors for requests originating from developer machine but would disable it when outsider accesses it?

Richard's solution checks the HTTP_HOST value of the current request and, based on whether it's marked as "live" or "dev", uses a ini_set to change the display_errors setting to true/false.

tagged: displayerrors httphost server development production

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