bzr commit e-mail fails with bzr 2.4.x and 2.5.x on Fedora Core 14
gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Wed May 16 16:28:10 UTC 2012
On 05/16/12 05:49, Vincent Ladeuil wrote:
>>>>>> Gaiseric Vandal <gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com> writes:
> > I am running Fedora Core 14 (X64.) I have uninstalled bzr 2.2.x
> > packages. I have installed bzr 2.5.0 and bzr 2.5.0 from source I have
> > also tried with bzr 2.6.B1 and bzr 2.4.2 + bzr plugins 2.4.1 .
> mail on commits didn't change for ages so all versions above should
> > I want to enable commit e-mails. I have been trying to get this to work
> > over the network (bzr+ssh or sftp) but with out luck. I have therefore
> > created a local repository on my computer.
> > /home/myname/bzr/localrepo/localrepo1
> > which I have now checked out to
> > /home/myname/bzr/workspace/localrepo1
> This is what I use:
> in ~/.bazaar/bazaar.conf:
> smtp_server = localhost
> post_commit_mailer = smtplib
> Note that 'smtp_server' reflects my local setup, use whatever is
> appropriate for you (an smtp server replying on the default 25 port or
> use stmp_server=host:port if you use a non-standard port).
> in ~/.bazaar/locations.conf:
> post_commit_to = bazaar-commits at lists.canonical.com
> This instruct bzr to send an email to 'post_commit_to' when a commit
> occurs in '/home/vila/src/bzr' to the appropriate mailing list.
> Note that this applies to all branches below src/bzr and that it applies
> to branches, not working trees, so in your case you probably want to
> define a section for '/home/myname/bzr/localrepo/localrepo1'
> -> bzr plugins
> > bash_completion 2.4.2
> > Generate a shell function for bash command line completion.
> > bzrtools 2.4.1
> > Various useful commands for working with bzr.
> You need the lp:bzr-email plugin:
> mkdir -p ~/.bazaar/plugins
> cd ~/.bazaar/plugins
> bzr branch lp:bzr-email email
> will install it in the right place, you can check it with:
> bzr plugins -v
> -> bzr selftest email
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Ran 20 tests in 1.373s
> > OK
> Those tests doesn't include *sending* emails ('bzr selftest --list email'
> will make it a tiny bit clearer and will change once the plugin is
That helps somewhat
I thought the bzrtools would include the necessary email plugins. I
thought (incorrectly) bzr might just have a single e-mail plugin I
wasy able to use the " bzr branch lp:bzr-email email" command to install
the plugins for myself. (I was also able to use "python setup.py
install" to install the plugins system wide, rather than just for myself.
bzr plugins -v now shows
Sending emails for commits and branch changes.
That directory containers emailer.py.
Now when I "bzr commit" I do get error messages about mail delivery. So
I at least know the plugin is being called.
If I have "post_commit_mailer=smtplib" in my bazaar.conf set, then I get
the following error.
-> bzr commit --unchanged -m "test"
bzr: ERROR: exceptions.AttributeError: 'SMTPConnection' object
has no attribute 'send_text_email'
I tried setting smtp_server to be both localhost or our main mail
server. Sendmail is running temporarily. I have a 64-bit machine I
suspect there may be an issue since some some bzr (and python) stuff is
in /usr/lib64/python2.7/ and some is in /usr/lib/python2.7/
If I don't "post_commit_mailer=smtplib" specified I get the following error
-> bzr commit --unchanged -m "test"
From: myname at domain.com: No such file or directory
bzr: ERROR: Failed to send email: exit status 1
I have temporarily have sendmail running on my local machine.
sendmail.cf and submit.cf are configured to use our main e-mail server
as a smart host, so sendmail normally doesn't need to run for the "mail"
command to work. Sendmail only needs to run if configure smtplib to
The mail command supports -a and -s . I would prefer to use the non
smtplib approach on linux machines.
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