How to package a logging.config file?

Larry Bates larry.bates at`
Mon Jul 14 03:55:49 CEST 2008

Matthew Wilson wrote:
> I'm working on a package that uses the standard library logging module
> along with a .cfg file.
> In my code, I use
> logging.config.fileConfig('/home/matt/mypackage/matt.cfg') to load in
> the logging config file.
> However, it seems really obvious to me that this won't work when I share
> this package with others.
> I can't figure out what path to use when I load my .cfg file.
> Any ideas?
> Matt

Normally you put the logging configuration file in the path where you put the 
program that you will be sharing (quite often with no path at all).


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