[Python-Dev] cProfile prints to stdout?

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sat Feb 25 21:35:22 CET 2006

On 2/25/06, skip at pobox.com <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
> I just noticed that cProfile (like profile) prints to stdout.  Yuck.  I
> guess that's to be expected because the pstats module does the actual
> printing and it's used by both modules.  I'm willing to give up backward
> compatibility to achieve a little more sanity and flexibility here.  I
> propose rewriting the necessary bits to att a stream= keyword argument where
> necessary and using stream.write(...) or print >> stream, ... instead of the
> current bare print.  I'd prefer the default for the stream be sys.stderr as
> well.
> Thoughts?

+0 from me (would be +1 since it seems very reasonable, but I never
use profile and this will break some code somewhere).


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