My first attempt at subclassing....Gahh!

John Lenton john at grulic.org.ar
Tue Sep 14 20:18:58 CEST 2004


On Tue, Sep 14, 2004 at 10:08:25AM +0200, Alex Martelli wrote:
> Robin Siebler <robin.siebler at palmsource.com> wrote:
> 
> > I want to use filecmp.dircmp, but it only prints to the screen, there
> > is no way to capture the output.  So I thought that I should simply be
> 
> Il prints to sys.stdout, which may be the screen or elsewhere, therefore
> there IS of course a way to capture the output:
> 
> import sys, filecmp, cStringIO
> 
> save_stdout = sys.stdout

I believe sys.__stdout__ is there for the purpose of not having to
'save' sys.stdout in this way.

-- 
John Lenton (john at grulic.org.ar) -- Random fortune:
Q:	"What is the burning question on the mind of every dyslexic
	existentialist?"
A:	"Is there a dog?"
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