urllib2 and proxy question

Fuzzyman fuzzyman at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 09:48:38 CET 2005


rbt wrote:
> Fuzzyman wrote:
> > urllib2 (under windows) will auto-detect your proxy settings and
use
> > those.
> >
> > Normally that's a good thing (I guess), except when it's not !
> >
> > How do I switch off this behaviour ? I'm behind a censoring proxy
and
> > wanting to test things *locally*. IE is set to not use the proxy
when
> > fetching local adresses, but urllib2 ignores that part of the
setting
> > and uses the proxy for everything.
> >
> > The only way I can test are changing my IE settings back and forth
> > every time. Most annoying.
> >
> > I can see how to *add* a new proxy to urllib2, but not how to force
it
> > to not use a proxy. I may well be missing something obvious though.
> > Anyone able to help ?
> > Regards,
> >
> > Fuzzy
> > http://www.voidspace.org.uk/python/index.shtml
> >
>
> "Alternatively, the optional proxies argument may be used to
explicitly
> specify proxies.
> It must be a dictionary mapping scheme names to proxy URLs, where an
> empty dictionary causes no proxies to be used"
>
> # Don't use any proxies
> filehandle = urllib.urlopen(some_url, proxies={})

Rats.. this answer is for urllib - *NOT* urllib2 !
Regards,

Fuzzy
http://www.voidspace.org.uk/python/index.shtml




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