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1 parent 54015c5 commit 356910cf11067691bbe5a94fbf729482901145d4 Andrew committed May 14, 2012
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@@ -37,8 +37,8 @@
For more examples of consumers see contrib/
Once you have these consumers defined you create a `Conf` object, passing
-the path to the file with your consumers, and then either `seed`, `monitor` or
-`eat` some log files:
+the path to the file with your consumer(s), and then either `seed`, `monitor`
+or `eat` some log files:
conf = Conf(
@@ -252,7 +252,7 @@ class Consumer(object):
Flag indicating whether `seed` should consume all pre-existing log
file entries (i.e. tracking offset should be 0) or skipped (i.e.
- tracking offset should be set to the end of file). If defaults to True.
+ tracking offset should be set to the end of file). It defaults to True.
Number of events (i.e. parsed log entries) to send to `event_sink` at
@@ -677,6 +677,30 @@ class EventSink(object):
def __call__(self, event):
raise NotImplementedError()
+class EventFilter(slurp.EventSink):
+ """
+ Filtering event sink. Events for which _filter evaluates to True are
+ passed along to `sink`, all others are dropped.
+ `sink`
+ An event sink to pass filtered (i.e. _filter(event) == True) events to.
+ """
+ def __init__(self, sink):
+ self.sink = sink
+ def _filter(self, event):
+ raise NotImplementedError()
+ def __call__(self, event):
+ if isinstance(event, list):
+ event = filter(self._filter, event)
+ else:
+ event = event if self._filter(event) else None
+ if event:
+ self.sink(event)
def print_sink(event):
@@ -718,7 +742,7 @@ class MonitorEvent(pyinotify.ProcessEvent):
A pyinotify event fired when something being monitored changes (e.g. file
in a monitored dictionary is created, monitored file is deleted, monitored
- file is modified).
+ file is modified, etc).
:param conf: Instance of `Conf`.
@@ -766,7 +790,7 @@ def monitor(paths, conf, callback=None):
consumers which react to the change accordingly (e.g. eat newly appended
entries, etc).
- :param paths: Paths to dictionaries and file to monitor.
+ :param paths: Paths to dictionaries and files to monitor.
:param conf: Instance of `Conf`.
:param callback: Callable predicate used to terminate notification loop.
See pyinotify.Notifier for details.

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