Timeouts with urllib2
skip at pobox.com
Tue Mar 16 23:03:14 CET 2004
Fazer> I was wondering what's the best way of setting timeouts when
Fazer> working with urllib2.
>> Using 2.3+:
>> >>> import socket
>> >>> socket.setdefaulttimeout(3)
>> >>> import urllib2
>> >>> urllib2.urlopen("http://www.musi-cal.com/search?performers=Greg+Brown")
Fazer> Any idea how I can accomplish this in Python 2.2 versions?
Google for timeoutsocket. There's also timeout_socket. Two different
implementations of timeouts.
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