Update Cookies in Session Using python-requests Module

I’m using python-requests module to handle oAuth request and response. I want to set received access_token (response content as dict) in requests.session.cookies object.

How can I update existing cookies of session with received response from server?

[EDIT]

self.session = requests.session(auth=self.auth_params)
resp = self.session.post(url, data=data, headers=self.headers)
content = resp.content

I want to do something like:

requests.utils.dict_from_cookiejar(self.session.cookies).update(content)

Here, requests.utils.dict_from_cookiejar(self.session.cookies) returns dict with one session key. Now, I want to update received response content in self.session.cookies.

Answer

This code worked for me. hope it can help to someone else.

I want to update session.cookies variable with received response values from post request. so, same request value can be used in another post/get request.

here, what I did:

1) updated requests module to 1.0.3 version.

2) created 2 functions

   session = requests.session() 
   def set_SC(cookie_val):
            for k,v in cookie_dict.iteritems():
                if not isinstance(v, str):
                    cookie_dict[k] =  str(v) 
            requests.utils.add_dict_to_cookiejar(session.cookies,
                                                 cookie_val)

    def get_SC():
            return requests.utils.dict_from_cookiejar(session.cookies)

    In another function:
    setSC(response.content)

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