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# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
Implements the WSGI wrappers (request and response).
:copyright: (c) 2011 by Armin Ronacher.
:license: BSD, see LICENSE for more details.
from werkzeug.wrappers import Request as RequestBase, Response as ResponseBase
from werkzeug.utils import cached_property
from .exceptions import JSONBadRequest
from .debughelpers import attach_enctype_error_multidict
from . import json
from .globals import _request_ctx_stack
class Request(RequestBase):
"""The request object used by default in Flask. Remembers the
matched endpoint and view arguments.
It is what ends up as :class:`~flask.request`. If you want to replace
the request object used you can subclass this and set
:attr:`~flask.Flask.request_class` to your subclass.
The request object is a :class:`~werkzeug.wrappers.Request` subclass and
provides all of the attributes Werkzeug defines plus a few Flask
specific ones.
#: the internal URL rule that matched the request. This can be
#: useful to inspect which methods are allowed for the URL from
#: a before/after handler (``request.url_rule.methods``) etc.
#: .. versionadded:: 0.6
url_rule = None
#: a dict of view arguments that matched the request. If an exception
#: happened when matching, this will be `None`.
view_args = None
#: if matching the URL failed, this is the exception that will be
#: raised / was raised as part of the request handling. This is
#: usually a :exc:`~werkzeug.exceptions.NotFound` exception or
#: something similar.
routing_exception = None
# switched by the request context until 1.0 to opt in deprecated
# module functionality
_is_old_module = False
def max_content_length(self):
"""Read-only view of the `MAX_CONTENT_LENGTH` config key."""
ctx =
if ctx is not None:
def endpoint(self):
"""The endpoint that matched the request. This in combination with
:attr:`view_args` can be used to reconstruct the same or a
modified URL. If an exception happened when matching, this will
be `None`.
if self.url_rule is not None:
return self.url_rule.endpoint
def module(self):
"""The name of the current module if the request was dispatched
to an actual module. This is deprecated functionality, use blueprints
from warnings import warn
warn(DeprecationWarning('modules were deprecated in favor of '
'blueprints. Use request.blueprint '
'instead.'), stacklevel=2)
if self._is_old_module:
return self.blueprint
def blueprint(self):
"""The name of the current blueprint"""
if self.url_rule and '.' in self.url_rule.endpoint:
return self.url_rule.endpoint.rsplit('.', 1)[0]
def json(self):
"""If the mimetype is `application/json` this will contain the
parsed JSON data. Otherwise this will be `None`.
This requires Python 2.6 or an installed version of simplejson.
if self.mimetype == 'application/json':
request_charset = self.mimetype_params.get('charset')
if request_charset is not None:
return json.loads(, encoding=request_charset)
return json.loads(
except ValueError, e:
return self.on_json_loading_failed(e)
def on_json_loading_failed(self, e):
"""Called if decoding of the JSON data failed. The return value of
this method is used by :attr:`json` when an error occurred. The default
implementation raises a :class:`JSONBadRequest`, which is a subclass of
:class:`~werkzeug.exceptions.BadRequest` which sets the
``Content-Type`` to ``application/json`` and provides a JSON-formatted
error description::
{"description": "The browser (or proxy) sent a request that \
this server could not understand."}
.. versionchanged:: 0.9
Return a :class:`JSONBadRequest` instead of a
:class:`~werkzeug.exceptions.BadRequest` by default.
.. versionadded:: 0.8
raise JSONBadRequest()
def _load_form_data(self):
# in debug mode we're replacing the files multidict with an ad-hoc
# subclass that raises a different error for key errors.
ctx =
if ctx is not None and and \
self.mimetype != 'multipart/form-data' and not self.files:
class Response(ResponseBase):
"""The response object that is used by default in Flask. Works like the
response object from Werkzeug but is set to have an HTML mimetype by
default. Quite often you don't have to create this object yourself because
:meth:`~flask.Flask.make_response` will take care of that for you.
If you want to replace the response object used you can subclass this and
set :attr:`~flask.Flask.response_class` to your subclass.
default_mimetype = 'text/html'
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