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Merge pull request #405 from hdclark/master

Support for custom user agent
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2 parents 85f76ac + ea46fe2 commit df09e5f9e11fdea4df36891f8cbb9d3cc95f56c4 @phihag phihag committed Sep 27, 2012
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  1. +6 −1 youtube_dl/__init__.py
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@@ -190,6 +190,8 @@ def _find_term_columns():
general.add_option('--dump-user-agent',
action='store_true', dest='dump_user_agent',
help='display the current browser identification', default=False)
+ general.add_option('--user-agent',
+ action='store', dest='useragent', help='specify a custom user agent')
general.add_option('--list-extractors',
action='store_true', dest='list_extractors',
help='List all supported extractors and the URLs they would handle', default=False)
@@ -370,7 +372,10 @@ def _real_main():
jar.load()
except (IOError, OSError), err:
sys.exit(u'ERROR: unable to open cookie file')
-
+ # Set user agent
+ if opts.useragent is not None:
+ std_headers['User-Agent'] = opts.useragent
+
# Dump user agent
if opts.dump_user_agent:
print std_headers['User-Agent']

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