Scrapy v2.4.1 Release NotesRelease Date: 2020-11-17 // 11 months ago
🛠 Fixed feed exports overwrite support
🛠 Fixed the asyncio event loop handling, which could make code hang
🛠 Fixed the IPv6-capable DNS resolver
CachingHostnameResolverfor download handlers that call
🛠 Fixed the output of the
genspidercommand showing placeholders instead of the import part of the generated spider module (issue 4874)
Previous changes from v2.4.0
👍 Python 3.5 support has been dropped.
This allows you to set a download file path based on item data.
📄 You can now choose whether feed exports overwrite or append to the output file.
👍 Zstd-compressed responses are now supported if zstandard is installed.
In settings, where the import path of a class is required, it is now possible to pass a class object instead.