HTTPConnection.send

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Fri Mar 29 15:49:05 CET 2013


dspublic at freemail.hu wrote:

> I have a problem with HTTPConnection object send() method (pyver3.3.1). I
> want to send data from file-like object with HTTPConnection.send( f ), and
> I get a "data should be a bytes-like object or an iterable, ..."
> exception. I have investigated a send method, and discovered a problem: if
> data has a read attribute, send it , and try send it again with
> self.sock.sendall(data). My opinion is need an "else" after the "if
> hasattr(data, "read")"
> 
> Please, somebody help me. Does it a real BUG or my mistake?

I think your analysis is correct. Please file a bug report on 
<http://bugs.python.org>.
 
> http.client.py >
> 
>         if hasattr(data, "read") :
>             if self.debuglevel > 0:
>                 print("sendIng a read()able")
>             encode = False
>             try:
>                 mode = data.mode
>             except AttributeError:
>                 # io.BytesIO and other file-like objects don't have a
>                 # `mode` attribute.
>                 pass
>             else:
>                 if "b" not in mode:
>                     encode = True
>                     if self.debuglevel > 0:
>                         print("encoding file using iso-8859-1")
>             while 1:
>                 datablock = data.read(blocksize)
>                 if not datablock:
>                     break
>                 if encode:
>                     datablock = datablock.encode("iso-8859-1")
>                 self.sock.sendall(datablock)
>         ELSE: #!!!! i guess missing !!!!
>         try:
>             self.sock.sendall(data)
>         except TypeError:
>             if isinstance(data, collections.Iterable):
>                   for d in data:
>                       self.sock.sendall(d)
>               else:
>                   raise TypeError("data should be a bytes-like object "
>                                 "or an iterable, got %r" % type(data))




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