Peapod – 0.95 Whack-a-Mole

A few little bug-fixes and some extra functionality. This will probably be the last release before the holidays so a Merry Christmas to one and all.

Dependency Changes

  • peapod is now using urlgrabber to do it’s HTTP downloading. On fedora, debian and ubuntu this is available as a package called python-urlgrabber. Alternatively you can downlod it from linux@duke.

New Features

  • Handles HTTP redirects within feeds as well as redirects to the feeds
  • Download bandwidth can be restricted by using <bandwidth>n</bandwidth> where n is the number of kilobytes per second each thread will use.

Bug Fixes

  • Better handling of RSS feeds containing broken pubDate entries
  • URLs containg special characters are now decoded properly

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