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capturing both stderr and std to a single list of strings.
from cStringIO import StringIO
class Capturing(list):
def __enter__(self):
self._stdout = sys.stdout
self._stderr = sys.stderr
sys.stdout = self._stringio = StringIO()
sys.stderr = self._stringio
return self
def __exit__(self, *args):
del self._stringio # free up some memory
sys.stdout = self._stdout
sys.stderr = self._stderr

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@claytantor claytantor commented Jun 19, 2017

# creates a list
with Capturing() as output:
    print "foo" #can also send to stderr
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