[twill] BeautifulSoup conflicts
twill.overbored at spamgourmet.com
Sun Jul 2 20:20:10 PDT 2006
On 7/2/06, William K. Volkman - wkvsf at users.sourceforge.net
> On Sun, 2006-07-02 at 18:11, twill.overbored at spamgourmet.com wrote:
> > I'm trying to use both twill and BeautifulSoup. I downloaded the
> > latest BeautifulSoup (3.0.3) and have the following simple program:
> > from BeautifulSoup import BeautifulSoup
> I suspect you're stepping on twill's desire to use BeautifulSoup,
> the quick and dirty solution solution would be:
> from BeautifulSoup import BeautifulSoup as MySoup
I had already tried this, but it still doesn't work; there's something
more intricate going on.
> A closer look at the twill documentation might reveal a way
> to get a BeautifulSoup object from twill directly...
The problem is that I'm trying to use code which seems to only work
with bsoup 3.x.
> > from twill.commands import *
> > from twill.errors import *
> > from twill import *
> > from sys import *
> > go('http://youtube.com/')
> > follow( 'Log In' )
> > This raises a hard-to-decipher exception. Once I remove the
> > BeautifulSoup improt, everything's fine. Should this be filed as a
> > twill bug? Any workarounds in the meantime? Thanks in advance.
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