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Re: svn commit: r1053645 - /subversion/trunk/tools/po/l10n-report.py

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 15:17:39 -0500

On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 3:02 PM, Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org> wrote:
>
> [hwright_at_apache.org]
>> * tools/po/l10n-report.py
>> (main): Use the smtp library for sending mail, rather than shelling out
>> to 'sendmail'.
>
> I know this is a specialty script only run by certain people, but on
> the whole, I think the existence of a working 'sendmail -t' is more
> common than the existence of a working SMTP server listening on
> localhost.
>
> There is the question of the path. sendmail usually lives in /usr/sbin
> these days, but 15 years ago it was in /usr/lib, and neither is in the
> default path. Anyway, I'd think /usr/sbin/sendmail is still more
> common than 127.0.0.1 port 25.

Possibly. We could give both a try by attempting to use smtplib and
then falling back to sendmail in the event that doesn't work.

-Hyrum
Received on 2010-12-29 21:18:17 CET

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