logging and daemons

Fernando M. Maresca fmaresca at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 20:19:35 CET 2009

On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 10:11:51AM -0800, Scott David Daniels wrote:
> Fernando M. Maresca wrote:
>  On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 05:07:45AM -0800, Garrett Cooper wrote:
>>> You can actually set sys.std[err|out] to your ?file? descriptor of
>>> choice in python ....
>> Yes, but I'm trying to use *TimedRotating*FileHandler, which makes the
>> fd of the logfile change in every rotation of the logfile. So the direct
>> approach of std[out|err] redirection to the logfile fd obtained from
>> the logger instance is unusable (it works fine with a simple file
>> handler). 
> Right, so you stick something in as stderr/stdout that talks to the
> logfile.  That is, something like:
>     import sys
>     class MyFakeStdout(object):
>         def flush(self):
>             pass
>         def write(self, text):
>             <code to actually do the logging>
>     sys.stderr = sys.stdout = MyFakeStdout()
Thanks a lot for the input.
That's pretty much what I'm doing right now, just wondered if were a
cleanest way.


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