Missing something obvious with python-requests

Ray Cote rgacote at appropriatesolutions.com
Fri Jan 4 03:12:45 CET 2013

Thank you.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Barry Scott" <barry at barrys-emacs.org>
To: "Ray Cote" <rgacote at AppropriateSolutions.com>
Cc: python-list at python.org
Sent: Thursday, January 3, 2013 5:48:52 PM
Subject: Re: Missing something obvious with python-requests

The shipped python library code does not work.

See http://bugs.python.org/issue7291 for patches.


On 3 Jan 2013, at 18:53, Ray Cote <rgacote at appropriatesolutions.com> wrote:

> Hello List:
> I seem to be missing something obvious in terms of using proxies with the requests module. 
> I'm using requests 1.4 and Python 2.7. Have tried this on Centos 6 and Windows XP.
> Here's the sample code, right out of the manual:
> import requests
> proxies = {
>    'https': '',
>    'http': '', }
> a = requests.get('http://google.com/', proxies=proxies)
> When I look at the proxy log, I see a GET being performed -- when it should be a CONNECT. 
> Does not matter if I try to get http or https google.com. 
> Clearly I'm missing something fundamental here. 
> But after two days of fiddling with the code and tracing through requests I'm still unclear as to why requests is not using the proxy information.
> Any help (or slap on the side of the head) appreciated. 
> Thanks
> --Ray
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