[New-bugs-announce] [issue7093] xmlrpclib.ServerProxy() doesn't support unicode uri
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Fri Oct 9 16:55:47 CEST 2009
New submission from STINNER Victor <victor.stinner at haypocalc.com>:
I backported xmlrpclib from Python trunk to Python 2.5 to get "connected
socket" (HTTP/1.1), which implies to backport also httplib, ssl and socket. It
works well. It's *much* faster, eg. 960 ms => 70 ms with HTTPS over a VPN.
I just have a little issue: if ServerProxy() URI is an unicode string and an
argument is an unicode string (with at least one non-ASCII character), the
request fails with:
File ".../SVN/python-trunk/Lib/httplib.py", line 784, in _send_output
msg += message_body
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xe9 in position 320:
ordinal not in range(128)
Attached patch includes a test.
Can uri contains a login and/or pasword? If yes, should it be encoded to UTF-8
(instead of ASCII)?
components: Library (Lib)
title: xmlrpclib.ServerProxy() doesn't support unicode uri
versions: Python 2.6, Python 2.7
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file15093/xmlrpclib_unicode_host.patch
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