[Chicago] control bandwidth speed in urllib2?

John-Stockton Irick irick at uchicago.edu
Wed Nov 5 05:39:25 CET 2008

> I was wondering if anybody implemented or knows how to implement
> bandwidth speed limit in urllib2.
> I need to control
>  how fast urls are downloaded at some consistent rate.

I'd look into limiting bandwidth by pid, and calling the associated system call.

Conversely you could launch w/ trickle:

Best of luck.  -js

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