Parsing email attachments: get_payload() produces unsaveable data

Albert Hopkins marduk at letterboxes.org
Sun Oct 4 18:09:33 CEST 2009


On Sun, 2009-10-04 at 08:16 -0700, dpapathanasiou wrote:
> > And where might we be able to see that stack trace?
> 
> This is it:
> 
> Exception: ('AttributeError', '<no args>', ['  File "/opt/server/smtp/
> smtps.py", line 213, in handle\n    e
> mail_replier.post_reply(recipient_mbox, \'\'.join(data))\n', '  File "/
> opt/server/smtp/email_replier.py", l
> ine 108, in post_reply\n    save_attachments(result[2], msg_text)\n',
> '  File "/opt/server/smtp/email_repli
> er.py", line 79, in save_attachments\n    data_manager.upload_file
> (item_id, filename, filedata)\n', '  File
>  "../db/data_manager.py", line 697, in upload_file\n    if
> docs_db.save_file(item_id, file_name, file_data)
> :\n', '  File "../db/docs_db.py", line 102, in save_file\n    result =
> file_utils.write_file(saved_file_pat
> h, saved_file_name + saved_file_ext, file_data)\n'])
> 
> If you're wondering, I'm using this to capture the exception:
> 
> def formatExceptionInfo(maxTBlevel=5):
>     """For displaying exception information"""
>     cla, exc, trbk = sys.exc_info()
>     excName = cla.__name__
>     try:
>         excArgs = exc.__dict__["args"]
>     except KeyError:
>         excArgs = "<no args>"
>     excTb = traceback.format_tb(trbk, maxTBlevel)
>     return (excName, excArgs, excTb)
> 

Which is *really* difficult (for me) to read.  Any chance of providing a
"normal" traceback?





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