[IronPython] POP3_SSL issue

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Wed Apr 16 21:03:17 CEST 2008

Kar, Sujit wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to access gmail via the POP3_SSL standard python library. Ironpython is installed & so is Python2.5 and site.py has the necessay path information. OS is Vista
> When I try to execute the following code in IronPython:
>    mbox = poplib.POP3_SSL("pop.gmail.com")
> I get an error message saying:
>    AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'ssl'

What is the line of Python code associated with that error (it should be 
in the full traceback). I suspect that will give you a clue. :-)

The answer is probably that Python uses a c extension module for ssl 

Michael Foord

> If I use the python console installed with Python2.5, everything works just fine.
> Any ideas?
> I just started using python/ironpython, so please excuse any newbie mistakes.
> Thanks,
> Sujit
> -=-
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