Thursday, June 30, 2011

Re: Activating HTML error emails while keeping logger defaults

Dear Russel,

Am 14.04.2011 14:13, schrieb Russell Keith-Magee:
> Duplicate the default Django logging settings, and update them as
> required. The defaults are contained in django/conf/

> Unfortunately, there isn't an elegant way to "use the default but just
> modify this one bit".

a kind fellow recently pointed out to me in private email that:

> In project's, you can just import LOGGING configuration
> dictionary from global_settings and add to it.
> I find it more elegant than duplication. We are not altering settings
> at runtime here, hence it works (with Django 1.3).
> Documentation specifically suggests we can import values from other
> settings files (default included).
> from django.conf.global_settings import LOGGING
> LOGGING['handlers']['mail_admins']['include_html'] = True

but this seems to be contrary to your statement.

Is there a problem that neither he nor I did see with importing LOGGING as shown above?

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