Tres Seaver wrote:
>> Patches attached for comment.
> - -sys.maxint to changing the mail delivery to a non-transactional form.
> Switching to a before commit hook is the *worst* of the optoins: it
> defeats the whole point of using zope.sendmail in the first place, which
> was to avoidi multiple e-mails on retried requests: if the application
> doesn't want the mail to be transactional, then it should just send it
> immediately (which is what the MailHost used to do). At that point, the
> user would get an error screen, which couold only be cleared by the
> admin fixing the mail configuration.
> The misconfiguration of the mail host in transactional mode *does* cause
> the server to go into a "lockdown" mode (because errors are not supposed
> to be raised in 'tpc_finish'). There is *no* database corruption, but
> the transaction manager can't know that, and so it deliberately refuses
> to commit more transactions until the admin un-futzes the problem (in
> this case, by fixing the mailhost configuration) and restarts the server.
Yeah, what he said...
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