Print statement isn't showing up?

Lie Lie.1296 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 11:33:21 CEST 2008


On Aug 6, 2:28 am, "Timothy Grant" <timothy.gr... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 9:09 AM, Robert Dailey <rcdai... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
>
> > I have the following code:
>
> > def ReplaceExternalWithCopy( localDir, remoteDir ):
> >     print "Removing external local directory:", localDir
> >     rmdirs( localDir )
> >     vfxrepo.copy( remoteDir, localDir )
>
> > I noticed that the print statement above does not show up before
> > vfxrepo.copy() is called. the copy() function (as well as the rmdirs()
> > function) are very long file-system calls that take up to 5 minutes. I
> > should see a print statement before these are executed, but I do not.
> > Instead it shows up *after* the last 2 lines of code have completed. Is
> > there something broken about this?
>
> My guess is that the output is getting buffered and the buffer doesn't
> get flushed until sometime after the function executes.
>
> --
> Stand Fast,
> tjg. [Timothy Grant]

Are you calling this function from inside, say, doctests-watched
comments.



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