A problem while using urllib
steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Oct 12 15:35:32 CEST 2005
Johnny Lee wrote:
> Steve Holden wrote:
>>Steve Holden wrote:
>>>Johnny Lee wrote:
>>So my conclusion is that there's something in the Cygwin socket module
>>that causes problems not seen under other platforms.
>>I couldn't find any obviously-related error in the Python bug tracker,
>>and I have copied this message to the Cygwin list in case someone there
>>knows what the problem is.
>>Before making any kind of bug submission you should really see if you
>>can build a program shorter that the existing 220+ lines to demonstrate
>>the bug, but it does look to me like your program should work (as indeed
>>it does on other platforms).
> But if you change urllib2 to urllib, it works under cygwin. Are they
> using different mechanism to connect to the page?
I haven't looked into it that deeply. Perhaps you can take a look at the
library code to see what the differences are?
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