smtplib Segfaults Python under Debian

Skip Montanaro skip at
Tue Mar 1 17:42:10 CET 2005

    Alex> localhost:~alex#python
    Alex> Python 2.3.3 (#2, Feb 24 2004, 09:29:20)
    Alex> [GCC 3.3.3 (Debian)] on linux2
    Alex> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
    >>>> import smtplib
    Alex> Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Can you file a bug report on SF so this doesn't get lost?  Can you run
Python under gdb and get a C stack trace?

    Alex> everything else seems to be ok, any ideas anyone? I believe this
    Alex> to be the debian testing version.

    Alex> Debian is a PITA at times :/

If you suspect it's a Debian issue I suggest you file a bug report there as


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