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Author ajaksu2
Recipients ajaksu2, cmb
Date 2008-12-18.15:14:58
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Hmm, notice that AbstractDigestAuthHandler handles retries: 

class AbstractDigestAuthHandler:
    def __init__(self, passwd=None):
        self.retried = 0
    def reset_retry_count(self):
        self.retried = 0

    def http_error_auth_reqed(self, auth_header, host, req, headers):
        authreq = headers.get(auth_header, None)
        if self.retried > 5:
            # Don't fail endlessly - if we failed once, we'll probably
            # fail a second time. Hm. Unless the Password Manager is
            # prompting for the information. Crap. This isn't great
            # but it's better than the current 'repeat until recursion
            # depth exceeded' approach <wink>
            raise HTTPError(req.get_full_url(), 401, "digest auth failed",
                            headers, None)
            self.retried += 1
        if authreq:
            scheme = authreq.split()[0]
            if scheme.lower() == 'digest':
                return self.retry_http_digest_auth(req, authreq)

The fact that your password manager is queried six times suggests you're
seeing the "if self.retried > 5:" above. 

Could you make a local copy of /usr/lib/python2.5/
 and add some prints (specially around get_authorization) to see what is
going on?
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