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Title: Fix to allow urllib2 digest auth to talk to
Type: Stage:
Components: Library (Lib) Versions: Python 2.4
Status: closed Resolution: fixed
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: anthonybaxter, benno, jjlee
Priority: normal Keywords: patch

Created on 2005-02-18 11:14 by benno, last changed 2022-04-11 14:56 by admin. This issue is now closed.

File name Uploaded Description Edit
urllib2.patch benno, 2005-02-19 09:02
Messages (5)
msg47807 - (view) Author: Benno Rice (benno) Date: 2005-02-18 11:14
When trying to use to deal with RSS feeds
from using digest auth (needed to
access locked posts), urllib2 would report a digest
auth failure.  The solution appears to be to always
specify the algorithm, even when it's MD5.
msg47808 - (view) Author: Anthony Baxter (anthonybaxter) (Python triager) Date: 2005-02-19 08:57
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There's no uploaded file!  You have to check the
checkbox labeled "Check to Upload & Attach File"
when you upload a file. In addition, even if you
*did* check this checkbox, a bug in SourceForge
prevents attaching a file when *creating* an issue.

Please try again.

(This is a SourceForge annoyance that we can do
nothing about. :-( )
msg47809 - (view) Author: Benno Rice (benno) Date: 2005-02-19 09:02
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SourceForge is teh suxx0r.
msg47810 - (view) Author: John J Lee (jjlee) Date: 2005-02-20 02:01
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Patch appears correct, and RFC 2617 allows always sending
the algorithm.  Haven't tested the patch, or verified that
real browsers do indeed always send algorithm even when it'd
msg47811 - (view) Author: John J Lee (jjlee) Date: 2006-04-15 14:49
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This was fixed in revision 38092.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:56:09adminsetgithub: 41597
2005-02-18 11:14:35bennocreate