FTP, Proxy and urllib2

John J. Lee jjl at pobox.com
Mon Jun 7 19:31:01 CEST 2004


Martin Brodbeck <dg2smb at gmx.de> writes:

> I want to upload a file with ftp over a proxy. I know that I have to
> use urllib2 to be able to connect over a proxy.
> But I don't have any idea how I can upload the file :)
> I'm a python-novice and hope that you can give me some tips or code
> samples...
[...]

I think you need to use ftplib.  urllib2 is for fetching files, not
uploading them (unless there's some obscure feature of ftp URLs that
allows it).

Use ftplib.


John



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