httplib\urllib attributes problem

Jordan Krushen jordan at krushen.com
Mon Jul 21 09:48:41 CEST 2003


On Mon, 21 Jul 2003 07:45:19 GMT, Jordan Krushen <jordan at krushen.com> 
wrote:

> At least for this one, here's the relevant code from urllib2.py:
>
> class OpenerDirector:
> def __init__(self):
> server_version = "Python-urllib/%s" % __version__
> self.addheaders = [('User-agent', server_version)]
>
> You should be able to override your opener's addheaders attribute 
> (untested):
>
> opener.addheaders = None

Actually, it's late.  Use this instead:

opener.addheaders = []

This won't break if something else tries to append to the list.

J.




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