download_fileobj

sunpy.util.net.download_fileobj(opn, directory, url='', default='file', overwrite=False)[source] [edit on github]

Download a file from a url into a directory.

Tries the “Content-Disposition”, if unavailable, extracts name from the URL. If this fails, the default keyword will be used.

Parameters
  • opn (urlopen) – The urlopen to download.

  • directory (str) – The directory path to download the file in to.

  • url (str) – The URL to parse for the filename.

  • default (str, optional) – The name to use if the first two methods fail. Defaults to “file”.

  • overwrite (bool, optional) – If True will overwrite a file of the same name. Defaults to False.

Returns

str – The file path for the downloaded file.