[Mailman-Users] Errors in cron/nightly_gzip ?

Jim Tittsler jwt at OnJapan.net
Wed Aug 9 15:57:26 CEST 2000

On Wed, Aug 09, 2000 at 06:40:44AM -0700, Ben Lovett wrote:
> Hello, I received the following message from my machine, and, not being a
> python guru myself, I can not even try to dig into what is happening here. 
> Could somebody give me some insight as to what is happening, and how I may
> go about fixing it?

Guessing from your Email address, you may be running on BSD,
which I don't believe supports strptime().... and you are
running an older Mailman that used it to decide which files
to gzip up.  You might install a newer Mailman that has fixed
this,  or patch your nightly_gzip to not use strptime():

<             try:
<                 time.strptime(f, '%Y-%B.txt')
<             except ValueError:
>             if f[-4:] <> '.txt':

Jim Tittsler, Tokyo
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