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Parse and generate log lines in the logfmt style.

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Python package for parsing log lines in the logfmt style. See the original project by Blake Mizerany and Keith Rarick for information about logfmt conventions and use:

Using logfmt

Easily process lines from logfmt formatted input:

from logfmt import parse

input = StringIO('\n'.join(['key1=value1', 'key2=value2']))
for values in parse(input):
    print values

This program produces this output:

{'key1': 'value1'}
{'key2': 'value2'}

Easily generate lines in logfmt formatted output

from logfmt import format

for line in format({'key1': 'value1'}, {'key2': 'value2'}):
    print line

This program produces this output:



To install it, simply:

pip install logfmt

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