urlretrieve() or urlopen() ??
Kyler at news.Lairds.org
Fri Apr 11 21:23:18 CEST 2003
MCollins at co.seminole.fl.us writes:
>still working on the utility to download log files via http.
>my first solution (which worked) was using urlopen(), reading the logfile
>line by line and writing it to a new file line by line. this felt a little
>slow when working with 200mb files across an http connection.
>so, i switched to urlretrieve(), thinking that would be faster. however,
>with urlretrieve() i get a "no buffer space available" error.
Did you consider the urlretrieve(url, filename) form? Am I
missing some processing that you're doing as you receive the
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