Logging output to be redirected to a particular folder

Prasad, Ramit ramit.prasad at jpmorgan.com
Tue Nov 6 18:58:21 CET 2012


Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 06 Nov 2012 13:26:11 +0100, Peter Otten <__peter__ at web.de>
> declaimed the following in gmane.comp.python.general:
> 
> > anuradha.raghupathy2010 at gmail.com wrote:
[snip]
> > > def main():
> > >    logging.basicConfig(Filename='c://myapp.log', level=logging.ERROR)
> >
> > Python is case-sensitive. Try:
> >
> >      logging.basicConfig(filename='c://myapp.log', level=logging.ERROR)
> >
> 	The double forward slashes might also be confusing... At the least,
> unneeded...
> 
> >>> import os.path
> >>> print os.path.normpath("c://somefile.log")
> c:\somefile.log
> >>> print os.path.normpath("c:\\somefile.log")
> c:\somefile.log
> >>> print os.path.normpath("c:\\tryfile.log")
> c:\tryfile.log
> >>> print os.path.normpath("c:\tryfile.log")
> c:	ryfile.log
> >>> print os.path.normpath("c:/tryfile.log")
> c:\tryfile.log
> >>>
> 
> 	Doubling back-slashes is needed to avoid the problem of literal
> escapes corrupting the intent...

Or use the raw literal form r"c:\tryfile.log". I know several
people that prefer to use forward slashes as it works in both 
Windows and *nix.


~Ramit


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