how to deal with socket.error: (10060, 'Operation timed out')

gregarican greg.kujawa at gmail.com
Sat Mar 18 13:41:23 CET 2006


JuHui wrote:

I wrote a script to get 100 pages from a server.
like below:

> 1:import httplib
> 2:conns = httplib.HTTPConnection("www.mytest.com")
> 3:conn.request("GET", "/")
>
>
> sometimes a socket error was raised.
>

>   File "D:\usr\bin\lib\httplib.py", line 627, in connect
>     raise socket.error, msg
> socket.error: (10060, 'Operation timed out')
>
>
> how to catch this kind of error then retry the "GET" operation?

You can use this below if you only want one retry ---

import httplib
conns = httplib.HTTPConnection("www.mytest.com")

try:
    conn.request("GET", "/")
except:
    try:
        conns.request("GET", "/")
    except:
        print "I bombed out!"

# blah blah blah




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