How to suppress console output in Python?

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I'm using Pygame/SDL's joystick module to get input from a gamepad. Every time I call its get_hat()method it prints to the console. This is problematic since I use the console to help me debug and now it gets flooded with SDL_JoystickGetHat value:0: 60 times every second. Is there a way I can disable this? Either through an option in Pygame/SDL or suppress console output while the function calls? I couldn't find any solution in the documentation.

Can anyone help me with this?
Jun 7 in Python by ana1504.k
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You can try the following block of code and see if it works:

value = SDL_JoystickGetHat (joy, _index);
#ifdef DEBUG
    printf("SDL_JoystickGetHat value:%d:\n", value);
#endif
    if (value & SDL_HAT_UP) {
answered Jun 7 by SDeb
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