Intercept and Tag STDOUT values

Andrew Durdin adurdin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 07:29:58 CEST 2004


Further to my last reply: perhaps a better solution overall would be
to create a class (let's call it TaggedFile) that supports the
appropriate methods for file-like behaviour, and wraps any file
(keeping a reference to it in the "wrapped_file" attribute) with the
tagging you want. Then to do the actual redirection:

tagged_stdout = TaggedFile(sys.stdout)
sys.stdout = tagged_stdout
# other code here
sys.stdout = tagged_stdout.wrapped_file

It will then be much clearer that the redirection is occurring.



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