Help writing to file

Ben Finney bignose-hates-spam at
Thu Jul 24 05:45:03 CEST 2003

On Thu, 24 Jul 2003 03:33:11 GMT, Stan Cook wrote:
> I'm trying to have my program write to a log file.  I have the idea,
> but I'm getting an error and don't understand why.
> File "D:\AetInstall\", line 201, in load_progs
>     _log.write(string.ljust( _serv, 25))
> AttributeError: 'str' object has no attribute 'write'

Seems fairly self-explanatory.  You're invoking the 'write' attribute on
an object of type 'str', which has no such attribute.

Likely you've unintentionally assigned a string value to _log at some
point earlier in the code.

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