Errors should never pass silently ... unless explicitly silenced.

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sat Feb 8 03:04:33 CET 2003


Michele Simionato wrote:

> In Linux I am doing
> 
>   sys.stderr=file('/dev/null','w')
> 
> Is there a better way of doing that? I would be interested in a
> portable
> way, valid for Windows too.

	class NullFile:
	    def write(self): pass
	    def writelines(self): pass
	    def flush(self): pass
	    def close(self): pass

	sys.stderr.close()
	sys.stderr = NullFile()

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