[Mailman-Developers] Trouble upgrading from ancient version

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Nov 20 22:09:53 EST 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 18:07, mjinks at uchicago.edu wrote:

>     msg = Message.OutgoingMessage(text)
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'OutgoingMessage'
> *** Error code 1
> make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `update'

> If this one has an obvious fix I'd love to hear about it, but if not, it
> probably isn't worth any sweat.  We're going to take a different tack
> with this, shut down the production list server for a couple of hours
> next week to get "non-active" copies of the existing lists for upgrade
> testing, then again when actual switchover time comes.

Nope, this one's gonna be tougher, so I think I'll punt now. ;)

You might have more luck upgrading in two steps.  From 1.0 to 2.0, and
then to 2.1.


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