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From "Harish Krishnaswamy" <harishksw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Download issues
Date Wed, 16 Apr 2008 02:49:33 GMT
Interesting, I'll take a look, thanks!

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 8:00 PM, Assaf Arkin <arkin@intalio.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 4:55 PM, Daniel Spiewak <djspiewak@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Could Buildr potentially allow something like Mechanize as an
> alternative
> > download mechanism for situations such as this?  Oracle's "protection"
> of
> > their JDBC driver would be fairly easy to get around automatically if
> > Buildr
> > were able to simulate a browser session calling different pages in
> > sequence
> > (which Mechanize allows).
>
>
> You can definitely use mechanize.  In fact, you can define an artifact to
> download/create the file any way you want:
>
> artifact(<spec>).enhance do |task|
>  ... create the file task.name ...
> end
>
> Assaf
>
>
> >
> >
> > Daniel
> >
> > On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 5:57 PM, Rhett Sutphin <
> rhett@detailedbalance.net>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Harish,
> > >
> > >
> > > On Apr 15, 2008, at 5:45 PM, Harish Krishnaswamy wrote:
> > >
> > > > I am having issues downloading the Oracle driver automatically from
> my
> > > > build
> > > > script. I know they require a username and password, but it still
> > fails
> > > > when
> > > > I provide them in the url. Although that same URL works from within
> > the
> > > > browser. Here's the URL, username and password masked...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> >
> https://profile.oracle.com/jsp/reg/loginHandler.jsp?username=XXX&password=XXX&redirectUrl=http://download.oracle.com/otn/utilities_drivers/jdbc/10204/ojdbc14.jar
> > > >
> > >
> > > I suspect that Oracle is setting some sort of session cookie when you
> > > visit the login page in your browser.  I'm not sure if buildr's
> download
> > > mechanism supports including cookies in a redirect.
> > >
> > > [FWIW, I always end up just putting the oracle JDBC driver somewhere
> on
> > my
> > > intranet (for internal projects) or providing download instructions
> (for
> > > external).  Too bad Oracle makes it so difficult to use their
> software.]
> > >
> > > Rhett
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> CTO, Intalio
> http://www.intalio.com
>

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