[Haskell-cafe] haskell flickr bindings: "invalid signature" when uploading

Dougal Stanton dougal at dougalstanton.net
Fri Dec 10 16:02:15 CET 2010

Yes, that seems to be the reasonable assumption though I can't find
any good changelogs for the api. Further investigation will have to
wait until after the weekend :-)



On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 12:51 PM, Stuart Dootson
<stuart.dootson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10 Dec 2010, at 12:39 PM, Dougal Stanton <dougal at dougalstanton.net> wrote:
>> I've mailed the maintainer of the flickr api package but thought I
>> would see if other people had this experience too. Google doesn't
>> reveal many people using this package as far as I can tell.
>> In short, authentication works fine but uploading images fails with
>> this message. This happens with the included examples/Uploader.hs as
>> well as my own code.
>> toRequest: POST request contains 1 files; unable to represent as query string
>> Defaulting to multiform/form-data instead
>> Flickr error:
>> Code: 96
>> Type: Flickr API error
>> Details: Invalid signature
>> I haven't had a chance to dive deeper into this yet, but any advice
>> gratefully received.
>> Cheers,
>> D
>> --
>> Dougal Stanton
>> dougal at dougalstanton.net // http://www.dougalstanton.net
> That wouldn't surprise me - I have a suspicion the Flickr API has changed since hs-flickr was released - certainly there are issues with things like getting full comment information out, for which I've made some mods within a local copy of hs-flickr, with a mind to push them sometime.
> Stuart Dootson

Dougal Stanton
dougal at dougalstanton.net // http://www.dougalstanton.net

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