[Python-Dev] Using logging in the stdlib and its unit tests

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Dec 8 12:12:20 CET 2010

On Wed, 08 Dec 2010 11:48:16 +0100
Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Am 08.12.2010 10:42, schrieb Antoine Pitrou:
> >> But errors don't pass silently, do they?  The usual way to present errors
> >> is still by raising exceptions.
> > 
> > Or logging them.
> > http://docs.python.org/dev/library/logging.html#logging.Logger.exception
> Yes, thank you I'm aware of the exception() method.  But hopefully standard
> library modules don't use it to report exceptions to code that uses them?

I'm not aware of that, but there are certainly third-party libs using
it (think an HTTP server that wants to log an error in one of its
request handlers without the error taking the whole server down).


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