How to upload a file

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar
Thu Apr 28 11:22:18 CEST 2011


En Wed, 27 Apr 2011 11:14:54 -0300, Torsten Bronger  
<bronger at physik.rwth-aachen.de> escribió:

> Hallöchen!
>
> I'm skimming through the various recipies for uploading a file via
> HTTP.  Unfortunately, all of them are awkward but also rather old.
> (See for example
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/68477/send-file-using-post-from-a-python-script)
>
> In my module, I do my HTTP request like this:
>
> opener =  
> urllib2.build_opener(urllib2.HTTPCookieProcessor(cookielib.CookieJar()))
> opener.open(url, urllib.urlencode(data, doseq=True))
>
> Well, and now I'd also like to include a file upload to the POST
> data.  The solution should use urllib2, otherwise I'd have to change
> most of my existing code.
>
> If you now say "Torsten, unfortunately it *is* so complicated" I'll
> jump through the hoops, but I'd love to hear that with Python 2.6.5
> there's an easier way.  ;-)

This particular battery isn't included (yet - see  
http://bugs.python.org/issue3244)
but this little library may help:
https://bitbucket.org/chrisatlee/poster

-- 
Gabriel Genellina




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