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Created by Dr. Xi on January 04, 2010 05:04:10    Last update: January 07, 2010 15:59:25
This is the error: >>> import urllib2 >>> f = urllib2.urlopen('htt... Reason: SSL is not supported in Python installation. >>> import httplib >>> hasattr(httplib, 'HTTPS'... Solution: recompile Python with SSL on Steps: Download and install OpenSSL , if you don't have it already. Download Python source and rebuild Python (the usual steps of configure, make and make install). Python's configure script should be able to pick up your existing SSL libraries automatically and build a shared library _ssl.so. Some web sites suggest editing the file Modules/setup.dist , uncomment the lines starting with _ssl , and making changes to the SSL path. This would link the SSL library statically to Python. # Socket module helper for socket(2) #_socket s...
Created by Dr. Xi on December 05, 2009 20:12:16    Last update: December 05, 2009 20:46:45
It's quite easy for Perl to open a pipe and read from it: $file = "nospace.txt"; open(IN, "cat $file |") ... But the code breaks when the file name contains a space: # This does not work! $file = "yes space.txt"; ... On Windows, these don't work either: # This does not work! $file = "yes space.txt"; ... You need to use a technique called Safe Pipe Opens : $file = "yes space.txt"; $prog = "cat"; ...