problem with sending email
nospam at newsranger.com
Mon Jul 2 07:56:14 CEST 2001
I have a problem running the script below on FreeBSD. When I run it from the
UNIX prompt it runs fine and it sends a file (bigtextfile) of any size to
the recipient address. Whenever a run the exact same script from a web
browser as a CGI script it will send only about 17K of the bigfile and not
the whole thing. I tried many different files and all of them get cut off
at around 17K. It seems on other OS this problem does not appear. Any ideas
why this is happening would be appreciated.
import socket, smtplib
server = smtplib.SMTP()
msg = "From: " + "Haris Lekatsas <lekatsas at jayway.com>" + "\012"
msg = msg + "To: " + "Haris Lekatsas <lekatsas at ee.princeton.edu>" + "\012"
msg = msg + "Subject: " + "subject" + "\012"
fd = open('bigtextfile', 'r')
text = ''
line = fd.readline()
if not line: break
text = text + line
msg = msg + '\012' + text
tmp_output = server.sendmail("lekatsas at jayway.com", "lekatsas at ee.princeton.edu",
print "Content-type: text/html\n\n"
print "Mail sent!"
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