urllib's functionality with urllib2

Monty Flying.Monty at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 17:48:25 CET 2005

Sorry for this maybe stupid newbie question but I didn't find any
answer in all my readings about python:

With urllib, using urlretrieve, it's possible to get the number of
blocks transferred and the total size of the file.

Is it possible to get those informations with urllib2 ?

( I have to use urllib2 and a Request Object with headers, urlretieve
doesn't work. Well, at least, all my attempts with urllib were

Thanks for any help,


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