string payload expected: <type 'list'> error

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Thu Nov 26 21:33:59 CET 2009


Ramdas wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> I believe this is an error which was fixed in Python 2.3 itself. But I
> am running Python 2,5.2 and error keeps on cropping up.
> 
> Here is my code to construct emails . It works perfectly when I dont
> have any attachments. Please find my code at
> 
> http://dpaste.com/hold/125574/
> 
> 
> However when I try constructing with attachments it crashes with this
> error string payload expected: <type 'list'> error.
> 
> Going through the trace error I discover that as I call the function
> msg.as_string, the function . _handle_text(self, msg) expects a string
> object but I am generating list object. Can someone advise what I need
> to code to parse series of attachments into an email.
> 
> Help appreciated

I've been looking at the example in the Python 2.6.2 documentation. It
looks like you should have:

     msg1.add_header('Content-Disposition', 'attachment', filename=filename)




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