download x bytes at a time over network

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar
Wed Mar 18 04:58:07 CET 2009


En Tue, 17 Mar 2009 17:09:35 -0200, R. David Murray  
<rdmurray at bitdance.com> escribió:
> Jean-Paul Calderone <exarkun at divmod.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 17 Mar 2009 15:17:56 +0000 (UTC), "R. David Murray"  
>> <rdmurray at bitdance.com> wrote:
>> >Jean-Paul Calderone <exarkun at divmod.com> wrote:
>> >> On Tue, 17 Mar 2009 12:15:23 +0530, Saurabh <phonethics at gmail.com>  
>> wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >It seems to have some header like the one below : b'b495 - binary  
>> mode
>> >> >with 46229 bytes ? Or is it something else ?
>> >>
>> >> That's just a bug in urllib in Python 3.0.
>> >
>> >What makes you say that's a bug?  Did I miss something?  (Which is  
>> entirely
>> >possible!)
>>
>> I saw it in the Python issue tracker. :)  Python 3.0 broke handling of
>> chunked HTTP responses.  Instead of interpreting the chunk length  
>> prefixes,
>> it delivered them as part of the response.
>
> Ah, got you.  Thanks for the info.

Just for completeness, here is the tracker issue:
http://bugs.python.org/issue4631

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Gabriel Genellina




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