urllib.urlretrieve never returns???

Prasad, Ramit ramit.prasad at jpmorgan.com
Thu Mar 22 16:25:04 CET 2012

> > I just looked at your source file on ActiveState and noticed that
> > you do not import traceback. That is why you are getting the
> > AttributeError. Now you should be getting a much better error
> > once you import it:)
> Nope. That would result in a NameError. After adding "import traceback",
> I still get several AttributeError messages. The traceback should
> contain the exact line number, and a description about what object is
> missing what attribute anyway. My code is pure Python, and under no
> circumstances should it be able to start a blocked call for a system
> library function.

Your code works for me, so the problem should be your system 
and/or network. Try a different Python version? I tested using 2.6.6.
Also, check your proxy or firewall. If you are using Python 2.x 
try using urllib2. 


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