urllib2 and HTTP 302
John J. Lee
jjlee at reportlab.com
Mon Jun 5 21:14:59 CEST 2006
jjl at pobox.com (John J. Lee) writes:
> Laszlo Nagy <gandalf at designaproduct.biz> writes:
> > how can I return the redirection URL?
> > I tried to get this information from the exception but I could not. Is
> > it possible to read it from the openerdirector?
> > Any suggestions?
> > try:
> > self.post_multipart(
> > url,
> > [('uploadType','Inventory')],
> > [('uploadFileName','inv.txt',fdata)]
> > )
> > except urllib2.HTTPError, e:
> > if e.code == 302:
> > return "I would like to get the URL to be redirected
> > to...."
> > else:
> > raise
> redirected_url = e.geturl()
Sorry, didn't read that properly.
If your OpenerDirector instance has an HTTPRedirectHandler, you should
be able to get the final redirected URL the way I said (using
.geturl()). If it doesn't (which I assume is true in your case -- why
else would you be checking for a 302 status), well, you just have to
do exactly the same thing that HTTPRedirectHandler does :-) Use the
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