limitation in urllib.urlretrieve(url, fn) ??

HP hp at
Thu Apr 10 00:21:52 CEST 2003

For example,
url = '';
fn  = '/local/disk/file_name';

urllib:urlretrieve(url, fn) hangs in the air !!

This happens for many of the files in the above 
web site.  Those files have one thing in common:
their file size is larger than 200K.

Is there a limit on the file size in the function:
urllib:urlretrieve(url, fn) ??

(I am running python.2.2.2 on Sun Solaris 5.8).


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