htaccess & urllib

Max Khesin max at cNOvSisiPonAtecMh.com
Wed Jul 23 17:53:45 CEST 2003


thanks!

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"Rene Pijlman" <reply.in.the.newsgroup at my.address.is.invalid> wrote in
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> Max Khesin:
> >Is there a way to access an htaccess-protected directory with urllib,
> >password being known?
>
> .htaccess is not a protection mechanism, but a configuration
> file. If this configuration file specifies HTTP Basic
> Authentication you can use:
>
> "class FancyURLopener(...)
> basic HTTP authentication is performed ...
> Note: When performing basic authentication, a FancyURLopener
> instance calls its prompt_user_passwd() method. The default
> implementation asks the users for the required information on
> the controlling terminal. A subclass may override this method to
> support more appropriate behavior if needed."
> http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-urllib.html
>
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> René Pijlman






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