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retry decorator

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retry is a decorator for isolating retrying logic, with logging intergraton.


$ pip install retry


def retry(exceptions=Exception, tries=float('inf'), delay=0, backoff=1, logger=logging.getLogger(__name__)):
    """Return a decorator for retrying.

    :param exceptions: an exception or a tuple of exceptions to catch
    :param tries: the maximum number of attempts
    :param delay: how many seconds to wait between attmpts
    :param backoff: delay growth factor
    :param logger: logger.warning(fmt, error, delay) will be called on failed attempts

various retrying logic can be achieved by combination of arguments.


from retry import retry

# Retry until succeed
def make_trouble():

# Retry on ZeroDivisionError, fail after 3 attmpts, sleep 2 seconds per
# attmpt
@retry(ZeroDivisionError, tries=3, delay=2)
def make_trouble():

# Retry on ValueError and TypeError, sleep 1, 2, 4, 8, etc.. seconds
@retry((ValueError, TypeError), delay=1, backoff=2)
def make_trouble():

# If you enable logging, you can get warnings like 'ValueError, retrying in
# 1 seconds'
if __name__ == '__main__':
    import logging

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