[Python-Dev] thread safe SMTP module

Jon Ribbens jon+python-dev at unequivocal.co.uk
Wed Mar 14 18:48:56 CET 2007

Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com> wrote:
> After some discussion, Aahz suggested that I discuss the problem here, 
> on python-dev.  He seemed to think that the problem I saw may have been 
> an indication of a bug in python.  Could anyone take a look at that 
> thread and say whether it looks like a bug, or working with non-blocking 
> sockets was the right thing to do?

Well, not having to faff around with non-blocking IO is one of the
major advantages of threading, so if blocking IO is indeed the cause
of your problem then it certainly sounds like a bug in Python, or
possibly your operating system.

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