[Mailman-Developers] 2.1 gate_news

Thomas Wouters thomas@xs4all.net
Thu, 26 Jul 2001 15:31:55 +0200

On Thu, Jul 26, 2001 at 06:13:11AM -0400, Ron Jarrell wrote:

> Since my news server is currently down, gate_news is not connection.
> Rather than the usual traceback you get from that, 2.1 is much improved.
> You just get a syntax error :-).

> /usr/local/bin/python -S /home/mailman/cron/gate_news
> produced the following output:
> SyntaxError: 'continue' not supported inside 'try' clause (gate_news, line 125)

This is fixed in Python 2.1... Barry, did you decide to require 2.1(.1) for
Mailman 2.1 ? I didn't think so... So I fixed it using the traditional
workaround (which, incidentally, is effectively the same as the way 2.1
handles this internally :)

<bias strong>But installing 2.1.1 is a good idea none the less </bias> :)

Thomas Wouters <thomas@xs4all.net>

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