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  • Hi, In November 2015 I gave a talk at about managing HTTP cookies in Perl. As a consequence, I sent a documentation patch to the HTTP::Cookies module to discourage its use ...
    Tom HukinsTom Hukins
    Apr 17, 2016 at 1:32 pm
    Apr 17, 2016 at 3:48 pm
  • Hi Everyone, There's an open issue and PR on GitHub to remove LWP::Protocol::GHTTP from the main libwww distribution and package it up as its own module. It seems like people think it's a good idea ...
    Chase WhitenerChase Whitener
    Feb 16, 2016 at 3:26 pm
    Feb 16, 2016 at 3:26 pm
  • I've just released LWPx-UserAgent-Cached to CPAN and would appreciate feedback. It's a(nother) subclass of LWP::UserAgent that uses CHI and Sereal to cache HTTP GET requests, inspired largely by ...
    Mark GardnerMark Gardner
    Feb 12, 2015 at 5:17 am
    Feb 12, 2015 at 8:52 pm
  • On our production machines running LWP 6.04 and LWP::Protocol::https 6.03 I see a few times a day messages like: 500 Can't connect to (Bad hostname) Yet, when I try ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Jan 9, 2015 at 3:28 pm
    Jan 9, 2015 at 3:28 pm
  • --------------------- use LWP::Simple; $contents = get(""); --------------------- the perl process never returns. lwp version: "VERSION: 6.06" Summary of my ...
    Jesper PerssonJesper Persson
    May 21, 2014 at 8:37 am
    Jun 2, 2014 at 3:56 pm
  • Hello Everyone, I'm trying to take v6.06 of LWP (and the corresponding v6.06 of LWP::Protocol::https) and connect to an https endpoint through an NTLM Authenticated http proxy. I've managed to make ...
    Tim HokeTim Hoke
    May 20, 2014 at 8:16 pm
    May 20, 2014 at 8:16 pm
  • I was working on updating libwww-perl and found that when I had done a cpan install of LWP::Protocol::https, I got version 6.04. I didn't get version 6.06 Mike recently released. Is there something ...
    Tim HokeTim Hoke
    Apr 30, 2014 at 3:08 pm
    May 20, 2014 at 7:45 pm
  • Hi, I am getting the following error while doing "make test" for Perl module "Crypt-SSLeay-0.65_02" # make test PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 /usr/bin/perl "-MExtUtils::Command::MM" "-e" "test_harness(0, ...
    Jillapelli, RamakrishnaJillapelli, Ramakrishna
    Mar 18, 2014 at 12:50 pm
    Mar 18, 2014 at 8:42 pm
  • Are there any plans to publish a new release of LWP? I'd like to pick up this change: Thanks -Tim <span ...
    Tim HokeTim Hoke
    Mar 14, 2014 at 6:23 pm
    Mar 27, 2014 at 8:01 pm
  • Hi, We need to specify io_socket_timeout option (10 seconds is too small for us) in /usr/share/perl5/LWP/Protocol/ . Do you know of any way to accomplish that? Cheers, VL
    Vladimir LevijevVladimir Levijev
    Mar 7, 2014 at 7:49 am
    Mar 7, 2014 at 10:56 am
  • Hello - I'm sorry to bother you but I'm having a ton of trouble trying to install Crypt::SSLeay 0.64 into my new system. The server is Ubuntu ...
    Jan 21, 2014 at 11:33 pm
    Jan 23, 2014 at 8:25 am
  • Hello, I am using the Crypt::SSLeay and Net::SSLeay along with the SOAP::Lite perl modules to call a webservice to authenticate my users. Everything was working great up until we upgraded the perl ...
    Kiri T KurukkalKiri T Kurukkal
    Jan 9, 2014 at 9:45 pm
    Jan 10, 2014 at 3:50 pm
  • Just a quick note to let you know that I've installed ActivePerl 5.16 and found --- to my great relief --- that it includes support for HTTPS. So I'm up and running! Cheers, Alastair Phone ...
    Alastair MackenzieAlastair Mackenzie
    Oct 10, 2013 at 8:39 am
    Oct 10, 2013 at 8:39 am
  • Hi. I'd like to use Perl to access some web sites. I've been reading 'Perl & LWP' --- which has been very helpful and seems to make sense --- and now I'd like to get on with some scripting. However, ...
    Alastair MackenzieAlastair Mackenzie
    Oct 9, 2013 at 9:46 pm
    Oct 11, 2013 at 5:10 am
  • Hell All, Details: A incompatible parsing behavior is seen between Parser and Firefox firebug If you open the link with Firefox firebug, you will see <div class="gd-grid-6 product-pricing" is inside ...
    Michael SongMichael Song
    Sep 8, 2013 at 3:19 pm
    Sep 16, 2013 at 5:32 pm
  • I received information that: "netinet/in.h is a bsd sockets header. You possibly misconfigured that software, or its configury is broken when targeting windows. " I am trying to build Crypt-SSLeay on ...
    Aug 29, 2013 at 3:07 pm
    Aug 29, 2013 at 3:07 pm
  • The build process stops when the below error is encountered: I believe that I don't have a pacage that Crypt-SSLeay requires. Please advise. Any assistance is appreciated. Regards ----- pasted gcc -c ...
    Aug 29, 2013 at 12:56 pm
    Aug 29, 2013 at 12:56 pm
  • Hello, When I used digest authentication in libwww, I came across the issue that the nonce expiry is not handled correctly, as described in issue #39 on github (by me). I also found an existing bug ...
    Stefan lauterbachStefan lauterbach
    Aug 16, 2013 at 10:20 am
    Aug 16, 2013 at 4:31 pm
  • Hi everybody, I have a multithreaded program that monitors the content of web pages. On a newly installed CentOS server I have seen strange behaviour where I get 404 because http request is sent to a ...
    Jesper PerssonJesper Persson
    May 29, 2013 at 6:17 am
    May 29, 2013 at 9:07 am
  • I think the subject says it all. NB the author of IO::Socket::IP is keen for it to make it into a core module. I don't know if there's any official word on this, but seems it hasn't been tested much ...
    Danny ThomasDanny Thomas
    May 15, 2013 at 9:24 pm
    May 15, 2013 at 9:24 pm
  • Hi, it would be nice if the module can parse meta-tags with the attribute 'property' like: <meta property="og:type" content="university" that come from open graph, Facebook in the module ...
    Stefan BergerStefan Berger
    May 14, 2013 at 7:15 am
    May 14, 2013 at 7:15 am
  • Some LWP requests are hanging *most* of the time. Sometimes they work. At times it seems dependent if gzip is used or not. This behavior seems to have started with recent LWP upgrades. If I use ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Mar 8, 2013 at 7:47 am
    Mar 11, 2013 at 11:11 pm
  • I tried mailing the maintainer but no response there has led me to a bit more public forum. Using any perl 5.8 (since I really don't have older except for one system about to be upgraded, they're ...
    Philip KizerPhilip Kizer
    Mar 1, 2013 at 9:40 pm
    Mar 1, 2013 at 10:59 pm
  • Hello! I'm using a Perl script to monitor many webservers. I do a request on a page using LWP, check header and content, and print the result (OK/WARNING/ERROR). For https; I would like to also check ...
    Sebastien KoechlinSebastien Koechlin
    Feb 27, 2013 at 4:38 pm
    Mar 1, 2013 at 4:05 pm
  • I need to do some upload testing where I can control the chunk size and rate of an upload. So, what I'd like is to use a sub ref that is called for each chunk that is uploaded. I'm not very clear ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Jan 17, 2013 at 5:45 am
    Jan 17, 2013 at 11:46 am
  • Hi First many thanks for all the familly of LWP, HTML excellent modules and the work invested on them. My question concerns the decode_entities, unicode and *some* HTML entities (the ones in the ...
    Vangelis KatsikarosVangelis Katsikaros
    Jan 8, 2013 at 11:12 am
    Jan 8, 2013 at 2:16 pm
  • Hello. A small bug report from me. I have actually 3. here is 1st one. (I am not sure where to send bug reports, as there is 3 places with libwww-perl issue lists) In the docs for LWP::UserAgent ...
    Victor EfimovVictor Efimov
    Dec 8, 2012 at 8:17 pm
    Dec 8, 2012 at 8:17 pm
  • Dear web perlers, I encountered a web page that consistently hangs, no matter what browsing agent is used, IE, Firefox and (this is my problem) LWP::UserAgent ("ua"). This page is at ...
    Meir GuttmanMeir Guttman
    Dec 8, 2012 at 7:15 pm
    Dec 9, 2012 at 6:46 pm
  • Dear all, NEED HELP!!! I am new to Perl,(only 6 month experience). I am working in web based application using CPAN. they are using "use warnings" for enable warnings for in all pm modules. There are ...
    Nov 26, 2012 at 6:15 am
    Nov 26, 2012 at 4:44 pm
  • Hello. A small bug report from me. I have actually 3. here is 1st one. (I am not sure where to send bug reports, as there is 3 places with libwww-perl issue lists) In the docs for LWP::UserAgent ...
    Victor EfimovVictor Efimov
    Nov 10, 2012 at 9:37 pm
    Nov 10, 2012 at 9:37 pm
  • Hi, Is it possible to authenticate the user on Windows without entering the password? Our script uses LWP and is talking to a webserver that requires authentication. The code is as follows: # Perl ...
    Samuel FerencikSamuel Ferencik
    Oct 24, 2012 at 2:25 pm
    Oct 25, 2012 at 7:39 pm
  • Hi, I am not a PERL expert and am looking for some Crypt::SSLeay usage support, hopefully someone can help me out. We have a perl trigger script that has been working fine by Rational Change using ...
    Goon ChewGoon Chew
    Oct 23, 2012 at 4:03 am
    Oct 24, 2012 at 8:58 pm
  • Hi, I have some suggestions about Net::SSL. In our project we often set proxy env like below: $ENV{HTTPS_PROXY} = http://proxy_hostname_or_ip:port/ There is a slash in the end. But Net::SSL can't ...
    Wen, YigangXWen, YigangX
    Oct 18, 2012 at 7:52 am
    Oct 18, 2012 at 6:26 pm
  • Hi, I have a problem that my perl modules are not anymore downloading a large file from a https site. It worked with a previoius built, but since I update all modules via cpan it fails after ...
    Markus MoellerMarkus Moeller
    Sep 22, 2012 at 11:25 pm
    Sep 28, 2012 at 6:16 pm
  • Dear all, During the recent Moving to Moose hackathon[1], it was decided we needed to consolidate modules that dealt with namespaces, and prefix-namespace mappings. There are various uses for this, ...
    Kjetil KjernsmoKjetil Kjernsmo
    Sep 7, 2012 at 7:08 pm
    Sep 7, 2012 at 7:08 pm
  • Hello! I would like to ask you for a little assistance with the following issue... There are websites, which contain special German characters in their URLs, for example ...
    Pawel KrolPawel Krol
    Aug 16, 2012 at 3:18 pm
    Aug 16, 2012 at 5:02 pm
  • Hi, Running 6.03 on Ubuntu 12.04 fairly patched up. (Within a month). Odd situation... I'm running hundreds of gets/posts in a single program which is running great. Every #X transactions I have to ...
    Jun 18, 2012 at 6:44 pm
    Sep 20, 2012 at 3:00 pm
  • I have small problem that appears to be related to the LWP module even though I'm using SOAPLite. I'm new to Perl, so figuring this out has been difficult. I've documented the problem at the ...
    Arshad NoorArshad Noor
    Jun 7, 2012 at 5:40 pm
    Jun 8, 2012 at 12:26 am
  • At long last, HTML-Tree can now use weakrefs. This means you no longer need to call "$tree- delete" to prevent memory leaks. Right now, you can get trial release 4.900 from CPAN ...
    Christopher J. MadsenChristopher J. Madsen
    Jun 1, 2012 at 9:00 pm
    Jun 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm
  • We have a RESTful type of API and we have a logical object that contains an audio file. We can use HTTP::Request::Common to POST this object but PUT doesn't work to update because the code for ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    May 31, 2012 at 1:18 pm
    May 31, 2012 at 1:18 pm
  • Hi all I'm trying to install Crypt-SSLeay on a debian system. If I try to install with the command apt-get install libcrypt-ssleay-perl This fails with a message as follows; The following packages ...
    Mark HardwickMark Hardwick
    May 8, 2012 at 9:11 pm
    May 8, 2012 at 9:11 pm
  • Hi, What is the status of IPv6 support in libwww? There has been a ticket asking for IPv6 support since 2007: The 6 June 2012 is being treated as ...
    Andre-John MasAndre-John Mas
    Apr 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm
    Jun 4, 2012 at 10:42 am
  • I would like to download gzip (or similarly encoded) HTML content. If I keep the response in a variable, I can decode the contents using the 'decoded_content' method, as follows (Just extracted from ...
    Meir GuttmanMeir Guttman
    Apr 14, 2012 at 8:25 pm
    Apr 16, 2012 at 7:10 am
  • (Forgive me if I'm doing this wrong, I haven't used this mailing list before) Jesper; I ran into the same issue and worked around it for now by making a small modification to the referenced ...
    Kevin ChernoffKevin Chernoff
    Apr 11, 2012 at 10:15 pm
    Apr 12, 2012 at 6:29 pm
  • Is it considered acceptable for a subclass of LWP::UserAgent to invent a new phase name, and process handlers for that phase in new and/or overridden methods? If so, are there any naming ...
    Aaron CraneAaron Crane
    Mar 31, 2012 at 11:49 am
    Mar 31, 2012 at 11:49 am
  • Hi Team, I am seeking help on an issue that I am facing while compiling Crypt::SSLeay module. I have successfully installed Openssl on the AIX 5.3 V12 successfully through SMITTY but when I try to ...
    Vishal PathakVishal Pathak
    Mar 12, 2012 at 12:17 pm
    Mar 12, 2012 at 12:17 pm
  • I use HTTP::Request::Common to build an application/x-www-form-urlencoded POST from a passed-in hash. The hash contains strings as values. $req = POST /foo, \%parameters; This uses URI- query_form to ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Mar 3, 2012 at 8:25 am
    Mar 5, 2012 at 10:32 am
  • I have a user-supplied filename that could be anything, including path segments and fullset of unicode characters (It's decoded as UTF-8 when supplied by the user. There seems to be quite a bit of ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Feb 29, 2012 at 7:16 am
    Mar 1, 2012 at 8:38 am
  • I can't check at this moment whether this is new in 5.15.7 make test for WWW-Mechanize-1.71 t/credentials-api.t ...... Use of uninitialized value in lc at ...
    Danny ThomasDanny Thomas
    Jan 22, 2012 at 7:09 am
    Jan 22, 2012 at 7:09 am
  • A website is sending the same http header twice: Client-Transfer-Encoding: chunked Client-Transfer-Encoding: chunked Which gives an error: Can't handle transfer encoding 'chunked,chunked' at ...
    Jesper PerssonJesper Persson
    Jan 19, 2012 at 6:46 am
    Jan 19, 2012 at 6:46 am
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