limitations of current logging package

Daniel Ellison daniel at
Mon Oct 4 02:19:53 CEST 2004

Vinay Sajip wrote:
>>Excellent documentation, but it DWOMM (doesn't work on my machine(s)). 
>>Python 2.3.3 on Debian (Linux kernel 2.4.26) and Cygwin (Win2kPro) both 
>>claim that "basicConfig() takes no arguments (4 given)".
>>Has the API changed since the docs at that link?
> The link points to "in-development" documentation, which is consistent
> with Python in CVS. The basicConfig() API was changed to add the
> optional keyword arguments documented in the link - the 2.4 release of
> Python will have this API, which is backwards-compatible. If you want
> to use it now, try downloading the logging package from CVS.
> Regards,
> Vinay Sajip

Thanks, Vinay! Perhaps I should learn to read a little gooder. :) In my 
defense, the "6.28 logging" page at the same location says "New in 
version 2.3", which I used to make sure it was supposed to be working as 

Of course, if I had read your post more carefully...


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