#!/usr/bin/env python

import logging
import logging.handlers
import argparse
import sys
import time  # this is only being used as part of the example

# Deafults
LOG_FILENAME = "/tmp/myservice.log"
LOG_LEVEL = logging.INFO  # Could be e.g. "DEBUG" or "WARNING"

# Define and parse command line arguments
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description="My simple Python service")
parser.add_argument("-l", "--log", help="file to write log to (default '" + LOG_FILENAME + "')")

# If the log file is specified on the command line then override the default
args = parser.parse_args()
if args.log:
	LOG_FILENAME = args.log

# Configure logging to log to a file, making a new file at midnight and keeping the last 3 day's data
# Give the logger a unique name (good practice)
logger = logging.getLogger(__name__)
# Set the log level to LOG_LEVEL
# Make a handler that writes to a file, making a new file at midnight and keeping 3 backups
handler = logging.handlers.TimedRotatingFileHandler(LOG_FILENAME, when="midnight", backupCount=3)
# Format each log message like this
formatter = logging.Formatter('%(asctime)s %(levelname)-8s %(message)s')
# Attach the formatter to the handler
# Attach the handler to the logger

# Make a class we can use to capture stdout and sterr in the log
class MyLogger(object):
	def __init__(self, logger, level):
		"""Needs a logger and a logger level."""
		self.logger = logger
		self.level = level

	def write(self, message):
		# Only log if there is a message (not just a new line)
		if message.rstrip() != "":
			self.logger.log(self.level, message.rstrip())

# Replace stdout with logging to file at INFO level
sys.stdout = MyLogger(logger, logging.INFO)
# Replace stderr with logging to file at ERROR level
sys.stderr = MyLogger(logger, logging.ERROR)

i = 0

# Loop forever, doing something useful hopefully:
while True:"The counter is now " + str(i))
	print "This is a print"
	i += 1
	if i == 3:
		j = 1/0  # cause an exception to be thrown and the program to exit