(solved) smtplib, capturing output from set_debuglevel ??
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Fri Oct 8 22:06:56 CEST 2004
----- Original Message -----
From: "Josiah Carlson" <jcarlson at uci.edu>
> I hope you didn't change your own copy of smtplib, but just subclassed
> it. Changing a standard module is a good way to get bitten in the ass,
> especially during Python upgrades.
No, I created a copy with a different name, and import that into the
server prog instead. :-)
As to subclassing, I took newbie fright and ran away from that. It
would be my first sub-class, though I do aim to have an attempt at it once
I get the modified smtplib into the production server and have a bit more
> In regards to changing the standard library's smtplib permanently, you
> may or may not find support. A good way to find out is to post here
> with the subject "proposed change to smtplib in standard library",
> describe your changes, and if it has support, head to
> sf.net/projects/python, list it as an RFE, and offer the code you have
> written yourself.
OK, I may just do that in the future, once I'm sure I have something
generic that others would benefit from.
> P.S. Did you get my post with the multi-threaded output? You get the
> entire stream of debug data for a particular smtp thread in a single
I did thanks, I'm working my way through it, as soon as I understand it
and get some time I'll give it a go too :-)
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