[Python-ideas] Efficient debug logging

Barry barry at barrys-emacs.org
Fri Feb 17 18:05:08 EST 2017

> On 16 Feb 2017, at 21:03, Abe Dillon <abedillon at gmail.com> wrote:
> I personally don't see why you can't use floats for log levels, but I'm interested to know how people are using logs such that they need dozens of levels. That, however; is tangential to the discussion about conditional execution of an expensive function.

Its not lots of levels its lots of categories.
I did add one level, INFOHEADER, but not for debug.

It you are interested in what I did you could look at this project:


Have a look at:


Then look at almost any module and see the use of the _debug calls.


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