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From "Harish Krishnaswamy" <harishksw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Download issues
Date Wed, 16 Apr 2008 02:50:56 GMT
Yes, I am doing a similar kinda thing presently and was trying to get around
it. Thanks!

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 6:57 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
>

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