[Python-Dev] Time-out in URL Open

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Tue Jul 4 09:03:44 CEST 2006

skip at pobox.com wrote:
>     Facundo> I need a timeout in urlopen, just to be able to make:
>     >>>> urllib2.urlopen("http://no.host.org", timeout=2)
>     Facundo> This is actually not possible, but I'll make it work.
>     Facundo> I want to know, please, if this is useful in general, for me to
>     Facundo> post a patch in SF.
> As others have posted, yes, it would be useful for 2.6.  However, you should
> consider how that might be applied to the other Internet service modules
> (ftplib, telnetlib, urllib, etc).

There was one patch that did this: http://python.org/sf/723312.


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