gPodder Bug Tracker – Bug 1539
Downloading password-protected episodes fails due to urllib bug
Last modified: 2015-05-30 07:50:24 BST
Somehow I get
Updating Fernsehkritik.TV [FAIL]
Url is = https://couch.fernsehkritik.tv/feed/
If I enter my credentials inside my browser it works.
It used to work in gPodder 2.x
Duplicate of bug 1521, as discussed on IRC with elmargol.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1521 ***
The https feed gets updates. However the download fails.
I get raise AuthenticationError(_('Wrong username/password'))
The username contains a @
Related Python bug: http://bugs.python.org/issue13642
As discussed with you (Markus) on IRC, this is a bug in Python, and it will be fixed in the next Python 2.7 point release (see "related Python bug" in comment 3).
I'm leaving this open for now (targetting 3.2), but hopefully we get a new Python 2.7 release sooner than that ;)
Commit link for the test utility: http://gpodder.org/commit/dba5a21c
*** Bug 1461 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Fixed in upstream Python.