Logging to a file from a C-extension

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Wed Aug 19 21:51:24 CEST 2015


Al Pfalzgraf schrieb am 18.08.2015 um 15:07:
> If a logging file is opened at the level of a Python application, how
> would the log file name be communicated to a C-extension so that logging
> from the extension would be sent to the same log file?

Writing to the file directly (as was suggested) may not be a good idea as
it would bypass the log filtering and formatting. Instead, I'd suggest
sending output to a normal Python Logger object instead.

This is obviously trivial in Cython (where you can just implement it in
Python code), but you can do the same in C with just the usual C-API overhead.

Stefan



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