[twill] add_auth

John J Lee jjl at pobox.com
Tue Sep 19 10:56:57 PDT 2006

On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Titus Brown wrote:
> I'm glad you like twill!  Yes, the problem is almost certainly that
> you're using Digest Auth.  I think this is on the mechanize TODO,
> but I can't reach wwwsearch.sf.net to verify this.

Passwords and usernames added with .add_password() (and the corresponding 
method for proxy auth) should get used for both Digest and Basic auth.

> Rest assured, however, that the add_auth settings are getting through,
> so once digest auth is working... <grin>

It works for me (using mechanize direct, and a local Apache set up to do 
digest auth).


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