mailbox module broken!
Stuart D. Gathman
stuart at bmsi.com
Thu Oct 3 19:36:47 CEST 2002
The following trivial code to read through a unix mailbox skips a little
over 100 messages in the mailbox at
I have tested python-2.1.3 and python2-2.2.1
f = open('inbox','r')
mbox = mailbox.UnixMailbox(f)
msg = mbox.next()
if msg == None: break
subj = msg.getheader('subject')
Programs such as pine and mozilla, and imap have no trouble reading the
mailbox. Looking at the mailbox with vi, I can see no reason why it
shouldn't work. The last message seen by 'mailbox' is
abc0004 backup Tue, 1 Oct 2002 02:50:04 -0400
This is *not* the last message in the mailbox.
What is going on?
Stuart D. Gathman <stuart at bmsi.com>
Business Management Systems Inc. Phone: 703 591-0911 Fax: 703 591-6154
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