[Tutor] Compute data usage from log
bibsmendez at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 14:21:18 CET 2009
Yep it works! I understand now it iterates on each line and replaces the old
elements with the new ones. In the end you get the latest date of the last
line of log.
I will work on the exception handling and other refinements. Thanks.
On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 8:41 AM, Christian Witts <cwitts at compuscan.co.za>wrote:
>> for line in open(log_file):
>> last_log_date = ' '.join(line.split(' ')[:3]
>> which would take the first 3 elements in your list and combine
>> them again. Of course this is again just a simple representation
>> of what to do.
>> -- Kind Regards,
>> Christian Witts
>> Best Regards,
>> Sent from Riyadh, 01, Saudi Arabia
> Hi Bibi,
> Yeah there was a missing parenthesis, I was just typing away.
> As for knowing if you're on the last line of your log file, basically what
> will happen is for every line you iterate through it will parse the first 3
> elements of your line and use that for the last_log_date.
> If you know for certain that every line will start with the time stamp then
> it will work fine, if that is not the case then you will need to build in
> some checking to ensure you get the correct information.
> Kind Regards,
> Christian Witts
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