problem with sending email

Erno Kuusela erno-news at
Tue Jul 3 21:43:33 EDT 2001

In article <mailman.994139704.17222.python-list at>, Haris
Lekatsas <lekatsas at EE.Princeton.EDU> writes:

| Unfortunately it makes my scripts less portable as the path to
| sendmail has to be specified (not always at /usr/sbin/sendmail)
| but this seems to be the only solution I have so far.

i'm under the impression that /usr/lib/sendmail is pretty universal.
with smtplib you have to configure the hostname of the smtp server.

| I wonder if python's smtplib is broken.

works for me...

  -- erno

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