koranthala at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 16:40:39 CET 2009
On Jan 22, 2:14 pm, Vinay Sajip <vinay_sa... at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On Jan 22, 6:49 am,koranthala<koranth... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I understand Vinay. But my point is that I wanted a mechanism to
> > rotate the log files based on data - i.e. today one log, tomorrow
> Did you mean "based on date"?
> > another. This is easier because when trouble tickets are raised, users
> > mention that X failed at this time.
> > Now, timedrotatingfilehandler does it - but only if the program is
> > running the whole length of time.
> > My tool is invoked by a cron job - so the program runs, then stops
> > again and again.
> If you just want a log file whose name is date-based, you don't need a
> rotating file handler. Compute the file name from the date and use the
> API to create a FileHandler specifying that file name, and add it to
> your logger. For example:
> import logging, time
> logging.basicConfig(level=logging.DEBUG, filename=time.strftime("/path/
> to/my/logs/myapp-%Y-%m-%d-%H%M.log", time.localtime()), filemode="w")
> logging.debug("Hello, world!")
> Hopefully you can adapt this snippet to your needs.
> Vinay Sajip
Thank you very much Vinay. You have been extremely helpful.
This was my first design - but then I found that log system was taking
up quite a huge chunk of the memory.
That is why I went to rotating file handler.
Anyways, now I have modified doRollover to append if file is there,
so, for me it is working.
What I was thinking was such an option in the basic logging system
might be of good help.
Again, Vinay, Thank you very much. You were extremely helpful.
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