Report on Phyton scripting I used

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Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:37 am
Turribeach offline
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Report on Phyton scripting I used

Over the years I have done several Phython scripting solutions embedded and on files. I find it hard sometimes to remember where things are so I want to move all scripting to files and document it in such a way that I know what is calling each script. Is there any way to programatically report where scripting is used in triggers/action groups/etc, embedded or in a file? What do people do to keep track of which scripts are being called by what object?


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Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:11 pm
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Re: Report on Phyton scripting I used

Personally, I run my scripts as embedded scripts where ever possible and keep all of the scripts in one folder. I don't log each script when it's executed but I do want to know when something has gone wrong and where the error came from. So within each script I include an except block with the following construct:

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except ValueError as error:
    indigo.server.log(u"ValueError: {0}".format(error), isError=True, type="")

So when an error crops up, the error message will include "script_name" so I know where to look.

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