Problem with smtp_client-1.1

Bengt Kleberg <>
Wed Jul 5 08:21:02 CEST 2006


On 2006-07-05 06:20, shehan wrote:
> Hi all,
> After sending email , I used smtp_fsm:close(Pid) in my erlang appplication.
> Then following error occured.

According to the example in smtp_fsm.erl this is not an error, but the 
expected behaviour/result of smtp_fsm:close(Pid).


 > So therefore my application crashed.So how to
> avoid or handle that error to stop crashing??

smtp_fsm:handle_event(close, ...) returns i_have_quit as the Reason (in 
{stop,Reason,NewStateData}) and according to the gen_fsm manual :

''Note that for any other reason than normal or shutdown, the gen_fsm is 
assumed to terminate due to an error''

so you can change i_have_quit to normal or shutdown to avoid the crash.


fyi: unless you need some of the features only available in 
smtp_client-1.1 there is another smtp client (distributed with yaws) 
that does not have this problem.


bengt
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