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Author martin.panter
Recipients Rotkraut, demian.brecht, eryksun, harobed, martin.panter, matrixise, orsenthil, petri.lehtinen, piotr.dobrogost, pitrou, python-dev, vstinner, whitemice
Date 2016-08-24.12:11:03
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Thankyou Eryksun for the detailed explanation. Unfortunately, that means that uploading an unseekable file via urllib.request, or via http.client, isn’t going to work by default on Windows. I see a couple of workarounds with the current code:

* Users can force chunked encoding (manually pass Transfer-Encoding: chunked, and/or encode_chunked=True, depending on the API)
* Users can pass an iterator that reads the file: iter(partial(, CHUNK_SIZE), b"")

But I never liked how so much behaviour depends on specific details of the upload body object anyway. Perhaps this is an opportunity to change the behaviour so that a file object always triggers chunked encoding. We could add a note to <> to warn that uploading files to HTTP 1.0 servers will now require Content-Length to be manually specified.
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2016-08-24 12:11:04martin.pantersetrecipients: + martin.panter, orsenthil, pitrou, vstinner, harobed, python-dev, petri.lehtinen, piotr.dobrogost, eryksun, demian.brecht, matrixise, whitemice, Rotkraut
2016-08-24 12:11:03martin.pantersetmessageid: <>
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