SSL w/ urllib

Jp Calderone exarkun at
Sun Apr 23 02:54:13 CEST 2000

Andrew Kuchling wrote:
> Jp Calderone <exarkun at> writes:
> >  f = urllib.urlopen('',
> > params)
> > TypeError: too many arguments; expected 2, got 3
> You've found a bug.  I've checked a fix into the CVS tree, so you can
> either update, or just apply the patch below.  Thanks for the bug
> report!
> --amk
> [snip patch]

 Wow, cool :)  And like 5 hours from report to solution.  How I love
open source :)

Here's a follow up question.  I applied the patch and it doesn't
raise an exception anymore, but it sits there for about 3 or 4
minutes, then returns an "addinfourl" object that looks like

>>> print f.headers
>>> print f.url
>>> print


 If I switch it over to a GET request, it works fine, but I
really need POST to work.  Is this another bug or am I doing
something wrong?

 Also, if there's a page that explains all this somewhere, I'll
happily take just a link to it and work this all out by myself :)

 Thanks, Jp

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