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How to use OAuth without authorization
Magnus21 last edited by
the Reddit API uses OAuth and I use
QOAuth2AuthorizationCodeFlowto handle the user authorization, which works very well.
However, I also want to implement userless OAuth, which is supported by Reddit to access the Reddit API read-only: https://github.com/reddit-archive/reddit/wiki/OAuth2#application-only-oauth
In this case, there is no authorization step, the app just immediately requests the OAuth access token, like so:
curl -H "Authorization: Basic $(echo -ne $REDDIT_CLIENT_ID | base64 --wrap 0)" -d 'device_id=DO_NOT_TRACK_THIS_DEVICE&grant_type=https://oauth.reddit.com/grants/installed_client' -X POST https://www.reddit.com/api/v1/access_token
Which will return a valid OAuth access token with read only scope.
Is this possible with the Qt authorization library?
grant()method always tries to authorize with an user and the
setStatus()method is private, so I cannot skip the authorization step.
Any idea how I can use the Qt OAuth libraries to retrieve this userless access token?
Any help is greatly appreciated :)
What about subclassing
QOAuth2AuthorizationCodeFlowand reimplement grant so that it does what you want ?
In any case, it looks like it could be a missing use case in the module. You should check the bug report system to see if there's anything related.