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rchrd2/stash.py

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stash.py
#!/usr/bin/python3
"""
The idea is to take stdin, and write it to a new unique log file
php myscript.php | newlog filename
"""
import os
import sys
import datetime
import time
# Logs go to example /home/richard/logs
logdir = os.path.expanduser('~/logs')
# Set timezone for filename
os.environ['TZ'] = 'America/Los_Angeles'
time.tzset()
def parse_stream():
now = datetime.datetime.now()
filename = now.strftime("%Y%m%dT%I%M%p")
if len(sys.argv) > 1:
filename = filename + '_' + sys.argv[1]
filename = logdir + '/' + filename + '.txt'
with open(filename, 'w') as outfile:
for line in sys.stdin:
#print(line, end="")
outfile.write(line)
print(filename)
#print(" ".join(sys.argv))
if __name__ == '__main__':
parse_stream()
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