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Namecoin queries
# pylint: disable=too-many-branches,protected-access
import base64
import httplib
import json
import os
import socket
import sys
from addresses import decodeAddress
from debug import logger
import defaults
import tr # translate
from bmconfigparser import BMConfigParser
configSection = "bitmessagesettings"
class RPCError(Exception):
"""Error thrown when the RPC call returns an error."""
error = None
def __init__(self, data):
super(RPCError, self).__init__()
self.error = data
def __str__(self):
return '{0}: {1}'.format(type(self).__name__, self.error)
class namecoinConnection(object):
"""This class handles the Namecoin identity integration."""
user = None
password = None
host = None
port = None
nmctype = None
bufsize = 4096
queryid = 1
con = None
def __init__(self, options=None):
Initialise. If options are given, take the connection settings from
them instead of loading from the configs. This can be used to test
currently entered connection settings in the config dialog without
actually changing the values (yet).
if options is None:
self.nmctype = BMConfigParser().get(configSection, "namecoinrpctype") = BMConfigParser().get(configSection, "namecoinrpchost")
self.port = int(BMConfigParser().get(configSection, "namecoinrpcport"))
self.user = BMConfigParser().get(configSection, "namecoinrpcuser")
self.password = BMConfigParser().get(configSection,
self.nmctype = options["type"] = options["host"]
self.port = int(options["port"])
self.user = options["user"]
self.password = options["password"]
assert self.nmctype == "namecoind" or self.nmctype == "nmcontrol"
if self.nmctype == "namecoind":
self.con = httplib.HTTPConnection(, self.port, timeout=3)
def query(self, string):
Query for the bitmessage address corresponding to the given identity
string. If it doesn't contain a slash, id/ is prepended. We return
the result as (Error, Address) pair, where the Error is an error
message to display or None in case of success.
slashPos = string.find("/")
if slashPos < 0:
display_name = string
string = "id/" + string
display_name = string.split("/")[1]
if self.nmctype == "namecoind":
res = self.callRPC("name_show", [string])
res = res["value"]
elif self.nmctype == "nmcontrol":
res = self.callRPC("data", ["getValue", string])
res = res["reply"]
if not res:
return (tr._translate(
"MainWindow", 'The name %1 was not found.'
).arg(unicode(string)), None)
assert False
except RPCError as exc:
logger.exception("Namecoin query RPC exception")
if isinstance(exc.error, dict):
errmsg = exc.error["message"]
errmsg = exc.error
return (tr._translate(
"MainWindow", 'The namecoin query failed (%1)'
).arg(unicode(errmsg)), None)
except AssertionError:
return (tr._translate(
"MainWindow", 'Unknown namecoin interface type: %1'
).arg(unicode(self.nmctype)), None)
except Exception:
logger.exception("Namecoin query exception")
return (tr._translate(
"MainWindow", 'The namecoin query failed.'), None)
res = json.loads(res)
except ValueError:
display_name = res["name"]
except KeyError:
res = res.get("bitmessage")
valid = decodeAddress(res)[0] == 'success'
return (
None, "%s <%s>" % (display_name, res)
) if valid else (
'The name %1 has no associated Bitmessage address.'
).arg(unicode(string)), None)
def test(self):
Test the connection settings. This routine tries to query a "getinfo"
command, and builds either an error message or a success message with
some info from it.
if self.nmctype == "namecoind":
vers = self.callRPC("getinfo", [])["version"]
except RPCError:
vers = self.callRPC("getnetworkinfo", [])["version"]
v3 = vers % 100
vers = vers / 100
v2 = vers % 100
vers = vers / 100
v1 = vers
if v3 == 0:
versStr = "0.%d.%d" % (v1, v2)
versStr = "0.%d.%d.%d" % (v1, v2, v3)
message = (
'Success! Namecoind version %1 running.').arg(
elif self.nmctype == "nmcontrol":
res = self.callRPC("data", ["status"])
prefix = "Plugin data running"
if ("reply" in res) and res["reply"][:len(prefix)] == prefix:
return ('success', tr._translate("MainWindow", 'Success! NMControll is up and running.'))
logger.error("Unexpected nmcontrol reply: %s", res)
message = ('failed', tr._translate("MainWindow", 'Couldn\'t understand NMControl.'))
print "Unsupported Namecoin type"
return message
except Exception:"Namecoin connection test failure")
return (
"MainWindow", "The connection to namecoin failed.")
def callRPC(self, method, params):
"""Helper routine that actually performs an JSON RPC call."""
data = {"method": method, "params": params, "id": self.queryid}
if self.nmctype == "namecoind":
resp = self.queryHTTP(json.dumps(data))
elif self.nmctype == "nmcontrol":
resp = self.queryServer(json.dumps(data))
assert False
val = json.loads(resp)
if val["id"] != self.queryid:
raise Exception("ID mismatch in JSON RPC answer.")
if self.nmctype == "namecoind":
self.queryid = self.queryid + 1
error = val["error"]
if error is None:
return val["result"]
if isinstance(error, bool):
raise RPCError(val["result"])
raise RPCError(error)
def queryHTTP(self, data):
"""Query the server via HTTP."""
result = None
self.con.putrequest("POST", "/")
self.con.putheader("Connection", "Keep-Alive")
self.con.putheader("User-Agent", "bitmessage")
self.con.putheader("Content-Type", "application/json")
self.con.putheader("Content-Length", str(len(data)))
self.con.putheader("Accept", "application/json")
authstr = "%s:%s" % (self.user, self.password)
self.con.putheader("Authorization", "Basic %s" % base64.b64encode(authstr))
resp = self.con.getresponse()
result =
if resp.status != 200:
raise Exception("Namecoin returned status %i: %s" % (resp.status, resp.reason))
except:"HTTP receive error")
except:"HTTP connection error")
return result
def queryServer(self, data):
"""Helper routine sending data to the RPC server and returning the result."""
s = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
s.setsockopt(socket.SOL_SOCKET, socket.SO_REUSEADDR, 1)
s.connect((, self.port))
result = ""
while True:
tmp = s.recv(self.bufsize)
if not tmp:
result += tmp
return result
except socket.error as exc:
raise Exception("Socket error in RPC connection: %s" % exc)
def lookupNamecoinFolder():
Look up the namecoin data folder.
.. todo:: Check whether this works on other platforms as well!
app = "namecoin"
from os import path, environ
if sys.platform == "darwin":
if "HOME" in environ:
dataFolder = path.join(os.environ["HOME"],
"Library/Application Support/", app) + '/'
"Could not find home folder, please report this message"
" and your OS X version to the BitMessage Github."
elif "win32" in sys.platform or "win64" in sys.platform:
dataFolder = path.join(environ["APPDATA"], app) + "\\"
dataFolder = path.join(environ["HOME"], ".%s" % app) + "/"
return dataFolder
def ensureNamecoinOptions():
Ensure all namecoin options are set, by setting those to default values
that aren't there.
if not BMConfigParser().has_option(configSection, "namecoinrpctype"):
BMConfigParser().set(configSection, "namecoinrpctype", "namecoind")
if not BMConfigParser().has_option(configSection, "namecoinrpchost"):
BMConfigParser().set(configSection, "namecoinrpchost", "localhost")
hasUser = BMConfigParser().has_option(configSection, "namecoinrpcuser")
hasPass = BMConfigParser().has_option(configSection, "namecoinrpcpassword")
hasPort = BMConfigParser().has_option(configSection, "namecoinrpcport")
# Try to read user/password from .namecoin configuration file.
defaultUser = ""
defaultPass = ""
nmcFolder = lookupNamecoinFolder()
nmcConfig = nmcFolder + "namecoin.conf"
nmc = open(nmcConfig, "r")
while True:
line = nmc.readline()
if line == "":
parts = line.split("=")
if len(parts) == 2:
key = parts[0]
val = parts[1].rstrip()
if key == "rpcuser" and not hasUser:
defaultUser = val
if key == "rpcpassword" and not hasPass:
defaultPass = val
if key == "rpcport":
defaults.namecoinDefaultRpcPort = val
except IOError:
logger.warning("%s unreadable or missing, Namecoin support deactivated", nmcConfig)
except Exception:
logger.warning("Error processing namecoin.conf", exc_info=True)
# If still nothing found, set empty at least.
if not hasUser:
BMConfigParser().set(configSection, "namecoinrpcuser", defaultUser)
if not hasPass:
BMConfigParser().set(configSection, "namecoinrpcpassword", defaultPass)
# Set default port now, possibly to found value.
if not hasPort:
BMConfigParser().set(configSection, "namecoinrpcport",