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exception-without-exc-info (LOG007)#

Derived from the flake8-logging linter.

What it does#

Checks for uses of logging.exception() with exc_info set to False.

Why is this bad?#

The logging.exception() method captures the exception automatically, but accepts an optional exc_info argument to override this behavior. Setting exc_info to False disables the automatic capture of the exception and stack trace.

Instead of setting exc_info to False, prefer logging.error(), which has equivalent behavior to logging.exception() with exc_info set to False, but is clearer in intent.


logging.exception("...", exc_info=False)

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