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Update python-pafy to 0.5.5

Authored by algent on Sep 14 2020, 6:25 PM.




  • [Performance] Fix download throttling for youtube-dl
  • [Feature] - Support passing custom filenames to ytdl command-line tool
  • [Update] - Pass ydl_opts as keyword argument instead of positional argument
  • [Bugfix] - Fix crash when no view_count is returned
  • [Update] - Set shebang to force to Python 3 instead of system version of Python
  • [Update] - Support OL playlist urls
  • [BugFix] - Prefer HTTPS by default otherwise some video URLs fail

Signed-off-by: Algent Albrahimi <>

Test Plan

Update and run mps-youtube.

Diff Detail

R4411 python-pafy
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Event Timeline

algent created this revision.Sep 14 2020, 6:25 PM
algent requested review of this revision.Sep 14 2020, 6:25 PM
JoshStrobl accepted this revision.Sep 15 2020, 10:28 AM
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LGTM, thanks!

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Sep 15 2020, 10:28 AM
This revision was automatically updated to reflect the committed changes.