Problem with handling errors in POP3 message retrieval/deletion

Laura Creighton lac at openend.se
Fri Sep 11 21:17:48 CEST 2015


In a message of Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:33:32 +0100, cl at isbd.net writes:
>I have a (fairly) simple script that does 'catchall' processing on my
>POP3 mailbox.  It looks for messages To: strings that *might* be for
>me and then throws everything else away.

Somebody tried to protect you from yourself.
see https://bugs.python.org/issue1604

after your imput do
poplib._MAXLINE=<something large enough>
20480 has been big enough for me ...

Laura



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