john.deas at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 14:06:04 CET 2008
On Mar 9, 1:25 pm, John Deas <john.d... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 8, 5:47 pm, Gary Herron <gher... at islandtraining.com> wrote:
> > poof65 wrote:
> > > For your problem you have to use threads.
> > Not at all true. Thread provide one way to solve this, but another is
> > the select function. For this simple case, select() may (or may not) be
> > easier to write. Pseudo-code would look something like this:
> > openSockets = list of sockets one per download file:
> > while openSockets:
> > readySockets = select(openSockets ...) # Identifies sockets with
> > data to be read
> > for each s in readSockets:
> > read from s and do whatever with the data
> > if s is at EOF: close and remove s from openSockets
> > That's it. Far easier than threads.
> > Gary Herron
> > > You can have more information here.
> > >http://artfulcode.nfshost.com/files/multi-threading-in-python.html
> > > On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 1:11 PM, John Deas <john.d... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> Hi,
> > >> I would like to write a python script that will download a list of
> > >> files (mainly mp3s) from Internet. For this, I thought to use urllib,
> > >> with
> > >> urlopen("myUrl").read() and then writing the resulting string to a
> > >> file
> > >> my problem is that I would like to download several files at the time.
> > >> As I have not much experience in programming, could you point me the
> > >> easier ways to do this in python ?
> > >> Thanks,
> > >> JD
> > >> --
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> Thank you both for your help. Threads are working for me. However, a
> new problem for me is that the url I want to download are in an xml
> file (I want to download podcasts), and is not the same as the file
> will be redirected to download:
> is there a way, knowing the first url to get the second at runtime in
> my script ?
Found it: geturl() does the job
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