Newbie: urllib.urlretrieve()

David C. Ullrich ullrich at
Sun Apr 9 22:41:04 CEST 2000

ez4gl <ez4glNOezSPAM at> wrote in article
<221ee89a.3bf4ca4b at>...
> I'm trying to clone some Intranet pages for a contract
> assignment and thought Python would be a good tool because of
> it's urllib module.  However, when trying to use
> urllib.urlretrieve(), I have found that if you specify the
> second argument, the file for writing to has to already exist.

	Are you certain this is the problem? I don't have any
problem using urlretrieve(url, newfilename). 

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