configure urllib.urlretrieve timeout

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Sun Oct 7 14:07:45 CEST 2007


Abandoned wrote:
> Hi..
> I want to set 30 second urllib.urlretrieve timeout..
> Because if urllib.urlretrieve can't connect to page wait 1-2 hour...
> I download the images to my server with urlretrieve if you know the
> better way please help me.
> 
> I'm sorry my bad english..
> 
import socket
socket.setdefaulttimeout(30)

at the top of your program might help.

regards
  Steve
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