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

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 02:22:47 CET 2010

On 2010-12-12 18:42 , Glenn Linderman wrote:
> On 12/12/2010 2:26 PM, Paul Moore wrote:
>> The thing*I*  hit very early was wanting to add a command lime option
>> to my script to set the logging level. I'd have liked to be able to
>> add --log=INFO/DEBUG/... but to do that I seem to need to write my own
>> mapping between level names and numbers. A simple example of how to
>> tie command line options to logging config would be a great addition
>> to the documentation.
> Oh?
> import * from logger # change some details to avoid this
> basicConfig( level= eval( opt.loglevel )

level = getattr(logging, opt.logLevel)


level = logging._levelNames[opt.logLevel]

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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