#29305: GET or POST requests outside of the browser to the LiveServerTestCase 
hang
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               Reporter:  Santiago GarcĂ­a    |          Owner:  nobody
                   Type:  Bug                |         Status:  new
              Component:  Testing framework  |        Version:  1.11
               Severity:  Normal             |       Keywords:  Test
           Triage Stage:  Unreviewed         |      Has patch:  0
    Needs documentation:  0                  |    Needs tests:  0
Patch needs improvement:  0                  |  Easy pickings:  0
                  UI/UX:  0                  |
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 We have an integration test where we start two separate Django processes
 and the second process makes a POST request to the first process with the
 requests library. This testcase broke once we upgraded to Django 1.11,
 while it still worked in Django 1.10.

 To reproduce the issue:

 - Create a simple Django app.
 - Install selenium and requests
 - Add a testcase like so:


   {{{#!python
 import time

 from django.contrib.staticfiles.testing import StaticLiveServerTestCase
 from django.urls import reverse
 from selenium import webdriver


 class TestExample(StaticLiveServerTestCase):
     def test_example(self):
         driver = webdriver.Chrome()
         driver.get(self.live_server_url + reverse('admin:index'))
         # wait "forever"
         time.sleep(60 * 60 * 24)
   }}}

 I.e it just opens the admin page, then waits for 24 hours. In a Python
 console, type the following:

   {{{#!python
 import requests
 requests.get('http://localhost:47256/admin')
   }}}

 and you will see that the request hangs indefinitely. Interestingly, it
 sometimes helps to press refresh in the Chrome window spawned by Selenium.

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Ticket URL: <https://code.djangoproject.com/ticket/29305>
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