[Bug 1760506] Re: mm_cfg.py syntax error is handled ungracefully

Bruce Perens bruce at perens.com
Sun Jun 24 02:10:49 EDT 2018


Mark, thanks very much for working on this.

   Thanks

   Bruce

On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 9:43 AM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> ** Changed in: mailman
>        Status: Fix Committed => Fix Released
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> Title:
>   mm_cfg.py syntax error is handled ungracefully
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> Status in GNU Mailman:
>   Fix Released
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> Bug description:
>   The user left a trailing quote out in mm_cfg.py . Mailman's response
>   was to fail with the message "Mailman experienced a very low level
>   failure". Perhaps "low-level failure" was Mailman's opinion of the
>   user :-) One would hope that we could catch an exception from Python
>   and give the user a bit more help. Thanks! - Bruce
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