Attempting to use popen with mailx

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Sep 1 19:05:37 CEST 2005


caseydemail-python at yahoo.com wrote:
> I am trying to drive mailx using popen.
> 
> Here is what I am trying to do:
> 
> a=popen('mailx -s "test" 1234 at abc.com','w')
> print a>>, "This is a test"
> print a>>, "."
> a.flush()
> 
> The email never sends, and I have to kill the
> processes.  I am new to python, so I am sure I am
> doing something wrong.
> 
> Can anyone help?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
Does it help to add

a.close()

to the end of the code?

regards
  Steve
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