handlers.SocketHandler and exceptions

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jan 17 20:45:12 CET 2008

On Jan 17, 5:50 pm, writeson <doug.farr... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Vinay,
> Thanks for your reply, very interesting. We're currently running
> Python2.3 (though we are getting ready to move to Python2.5), so I'm
> guessing the code you're showing comes from Python2.5? I'm wondering
> if I can edit the handlers.py code in my Python2.3 installation, make
> the changes you show above, and have things work? Any thoughts on
> this?
> Thanks for the help!!
> Doug

It shouldn't be a problem if you edit your copy [make a backup first,
of course :-)] , but make sure you also edit __init__.py which has the
part that caches the exception text in record.exc_text. Just search
for exc_text in the logging code to find all the places to change.

Best regards,


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