Author wichert
Recipients wichert
Date 2012-05-16.08:54:32
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Message-id <1337158473.64.0.398540003062.issue14826@psf.upfronthosting.co.za>
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There appears to be an odd networking issue with how urllib2 sends HTTP requests. Downloading an image from maw.liquifire.com gives an error:

$ python -c 'import urllib2 ; urllib2.urlopen("http://maw.liquifire.com/maw?set=image[2302.000.13314 a]&call=url[file:325x445]")'
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib2.py", line 126, in urlopen
    return _opener.open(url, data, timeout)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib2.py", line 400, in open
    response = self._open(req, data)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib2.py", line 418, in _open
    '_open', req)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib2.py", line 378, in _call_chain
    result = func(*args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib2.py", line 1207, in http_open
    return self.do_open(httplib.HTTPConnection, req)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib2.py", line 1180, in do_open
    r = h.getresponse(buffering=True)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/httplib.py", line 1030, in getresponse
    response.begin()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/httplib.py", line 407, in begin
    version, status, reason = self._read_status()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/httplib.py", line 365, in _read_status
    line = self.fp.readline()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/socket.py", line 447, in readline
    data = self._sock.recv(self._rbufsize)
socket.error: [Errno 104] Connection reset by peer

Downloading the same image using wget works fine:

$ wget 'http://maw.liquifire.com/maw?set=image[2302.000.13314 a]&call=url[file:325x445]'             
--2012-05-16 10:53:27--  http://maw.liquifire.com/maw?set=image[2302.000.13314%20a]&call=url[file:325x445]
Resolving maw.liquifire.com (maw.liquifire.com)... 184.169.78.6
Connecting to maw.liquifire.com (maw.liquifire.com)|184.169.78.6|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 11393 (11K) [image/jpeg]
Saving to: `maw?set=image[2302.000.13314 a]&call=url[file:325x445]'

100%[======================================>] 11,393      --.-K/s   in 0.003s  

2012-05-16 10:53:27 (3.49 MB/s) - `maw?set=image[2302.000.13314 a]&call=url[file:325x445]' saved [11393/11393]
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