Regarding delete=False, most like to do with the exclusive mode used on
Windows, see https://bugs.python.org/issue14243.
For logging I would advocate for a or size fits all model. With Python logging
you can also load config from a file, so this would allow developers to specify
their own logging handlers and filters if so desired.
I will most likely put this syslog wrapper out as it's own project once I fix
up the logging mask.
Shall we put the Windows branch into the main Git repo while playing with this?
Can I create a pull request for that?
Things to do
- Setup defaults for binaries, DB, HTML files etc.
- try a driver or two (I have none of the regular devices)
- run as a service
We should move to weewx-development
> On 15 Oct. 2016, at 11:14 pm, Thomas Keffer <tkef...@gmail.com> wrote:
> That's encouraging! We'll see whether the drivers are so simple! :-)
> Your port looks pretty straightforward. Any idea why the delete=False flag is
> needed in setup.py? Is that a Windows thing?
> I've been meaning to encapsulate the logging. The various weewx modules vary
> in how they handle it. Some use raw syslog, others use convenience functions.
> I am contemplating including the convenience function under weeutil, as a new
> module weeutil.log. For *nix, the logging would be implemented using syslog.
> You have nicely emulated syslog, so that could be used for Windows.
> Alternatively, the convenience functions could just call the Python module
> logging directly.
> I'll be interested to see where this goes!
>> On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 12:32 AM, Darryn Capes-Davis
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I have been working on changes required to run an out of the box Weewx
>> installation on Windows. I have been able to achieve install using setup.py
>> and running the simulator with minimal changes, the main being writing a
>> syslog wrapper. See https://github.com/dcapslock/weewx/tree/windows for my
>> working forked branch.
>> 1. Install python 2.7 for Windows
>> 2. Upgrade pip and setuptools to make getting modules easy. See
>> easy_install will be installed with setuptools
>> python -m pip install -U pip setuptools
>> 3. Install cheetah
>> easy_install cheetah
>> 4. Install Configobj
>> easy_install configobj
>> 5. Install PIL (Pillow)
>> easy_install Pillow
>> 6. Install pyserial
>> easy_install pyserial
>> 7. Install pyusb
>> easy)install pysub
>> 8. Warp syslog
>> This is the main part of work done. I have written a syslog wrapper then
>> when placed in weewx bin directory will be used when syslog module does not
>> exist, which is the case on Windows. The wrapper uses the python logging
>> module and provides both a local rotating file logger as well as a syslog
>> formatted message out to localhost on port 514, simulating what happens on a
>> NIX box. I have used VisualSyslog
>> (https://github.com/MaxBelkov/visualsyslog) to verify.
>> 9. Fixes found so far running Simulator
>> cheetahgenerator.py - os.rename will not overwrite existing file on windows.
>> So delete file before rename.
>> engine.py - No SIGHUP or SIGTERM on Windows. Need to not register but maybe
>> find another way to raise a restart.
>> setup.py - Need to create NamedTemporaryFile with delete=False. If further
>> work not done this will leave some temp files around.Fixes
>> 10. Just for kicks, first 3 lines of syslog
>> Oct 15 17:33:47 ZEBRA weewx: engine: Initializing weewx version 3.6.1
>> Oct 15 17:33:47 ZEBRA weewx: engine: Using Python 2.7.11
>> (v2.7.11:6d1b6a68f775, Dec 5 2015, 20:40:30) [MSC v.1500 64 bit (AMD64)]
>> Oct 15 17:33:47 ZEBRA weewx: engine: Platform Windows-10-10.0.10586
>> More to do like run as a service but that is for another day - should be
>> pretty straightforward. Please feel free to use what I have found so far.
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