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Re: Issue tracker housecleaning: SVN-1804

From: Nathan Hartman <hartman.nathan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2019 00:56:54 -0400

On Sat, Nov 2, 2019 at 4:00 AM Yasuhito FUTATSUKI <futatuki_at_poem.co.jp>
wrote:

> It's too late, but it is a bit pity....
>
> On 2019/10/30 0:11, Nathan Hartman wrote:
>
> <snip>
> > After incorporating all the preceding feedback, the function is
> > considerably longer, but we handle and report errors:
> > > [[[> def finish(self):
>
> <snip>
>
> > finally:
> > server.quit()
> > ]]]
>
> As I mentioned before (but I couldn't tell what I want, sorry),
> smtplib.SMTP.quit() can raise exception. If server.quit() in finally
> block has raised an exception and it isn't caught, it will overwrite
> the exception raised in try block or re-raised in exception block.

Yes, you did say that before, but I forgot. :-(

I'll fix it soon (when I'll be at my computer).

The exception on server.quit() itself doesn't affect the result that
> we could send message or not, and there is nothing we can do more
> about this SMTP session. So we can catch it, then safely ignore it or
> at most log its cause as warning, and continue the transaction.
> Even if the cause of exception is fatal, It doesn't directly affect next
> attempt to send message.

Ok. Will do.

Thank you for catching that!!

Nathan
Received on 2019-11-03 05:57:11 CET

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