Catching Errors

Emile van Sebille emile at
Fri Jun 8 17:00:24 CEST 2001

If you want to capture error output to a file, you can also try:

c:\> python 2>errors.txt


Emile van Sebille
emile at

"mixo" <mixo77 at> wrote in message news:3B20E042.DA0AF3C1 at
> How can I  catch errors that I are usually written to standard output?
> For example , say I have an error in my code, I  would like to to have
> the ouput written to a file.. The following  is what is written to
> standard output :
> -------------------------------------------------
>   Traceback (innermost last):
>   File "", line 24, in ?
>     print "hello world!  s" %test
> TypeError: not all arguments converted
> -----------------------------------------------
> due to the error in the statement :
>     print "hello world!  s" %test # "s" should be "%s"
> The idea is, I want to simply write it (the error )to a file !
> (and I would n't mind as well  knowing what the errors is-
> even if its just an error  code)

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