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python script failing

I am trying to develop a tool which calculates review metricsBut its showing error.Any one familiar with this.


/home/vishwana/fpciman/review_metrics/trunk/virtualenv/lib/python2.6/site-packages/httplib2/ DeprecationWarning: the md5 module is deprecated; use hashlib instead

import md5

/home/vishwana/fpciman/review_metrics/trunk/virtualenv/lib/python2.6/site-packages/httplib2/ DeprecationWarning: the sha module is deprecated; use the hashlib module instead

import sha

Traceback (most recent call last):

File "", line 37, in <module>

resp = conn.request_get("/filter/allOpenReviews", args={}, headers={'content-type':'application/json', 'accept':'application/json'})

File "/home/vishwana/fpciman/review_metrics/trunk/virtualenv/lib/python2.6/site-packages/", line 62, in request_get

return self.request(resource, "get", args, headers=headers)

File "/home/vishwana/fpciman/review_metrics/trunk/virtualenv/lib/python2.6/site-packages/", line 140, in request

resp, content = self.h.request(u"%s://%s%s" % (self.scheme,, u'/'.join(request_path)), method.upper(), body=body, headers=headers )

File "/home/vishwana/fpciman/review_metrics/trunk/virtualenv/lib/python2.6/site-packages/httplib2/", line 1050, in request

(response, content) = self._request(conn, authority, uri, request_uri, method, body, headers, redirections, cachekey)

File "/home/vishwana/fpciman/review_metrics/trunk/virtualenv/lib/python2.6/site-packages/httplib2/", line 854, in _request

(response, content) = self._conn_request(conn, request_uri, method, body, headers)

File "/home/vishwana/fpciman/review_metrics/trunk/virtualenv/lib/python2.6/site-packages/httplib2/", line 823, in _conn_request

conn.request(method, request_uri, body, headers)

File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/", line 914, in request

self._send_request(method, url, body, headers)

File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/", line 951, in _send_request


File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/", line 908, in endheaders


File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/", line 780, in _send_output


File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/", line 739, in send


File "/home/vishwana/fpciman/review_metrics/trunk/virtualenv/lib/python2.6/site-packages/httplib2/", line 736, in connect


File "<string>", line 1, in settimeout

TypeError: a float is required

2 answers

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rsperafico Atlassian Team May 06, 2014

Hi Lynn,

I would kindly ask you to go to your terminal and type in

python -V

md5 has been depricated since Python 2.5 and it is recommended to use hashlib instead.

Please, open up a Terminal and execute the following command:

$ python
&gt;&gt;&gt; import hashlib
&gt;&gt;&gt; m = hashlib.md5()
&gt;&gt;&gt; m.update("Nobody inspects")
&gt;&gt;&gt; m.update(" the spammish repetition")
&gt;&gt;&gt; m.digest()
&gt;&gt;&gt; m.digest_size
&gt;&gt;&gt; m.block_size

Kind regards,

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lpater Atlassian Team May 07, 2014

Hi Lynn,

According to seems to be a bug in httplib2. Either patching or upgrading your python version should help/

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