[Mailman-Users] Problem to create list 2.1a2

Greg Ward gward at mems-exchange.org
Fri Aug 10 17:16:25 CEST 2001

On 09 August 2001, Rodolfo Pilas said:
> see ls -al /var/spool/mailman/data/aliases.db 
> -rw-rw-r--    1 mailman  mailman         0 Aug  9 06:07 aliases.db
> well, when I create a new list I receive the following error:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/var/tmp/python-root//usr/lib/python2.0/dbhash.py", line 8, in
>     open 
>     return bsddb.hashopen(file, flag, mode)
> error: (22, 'Invalid argument')

Berkeley DB doesn't like zero-byte files.  Despite what README.postfix
says, I would delete that aliases.db file and try again.  I'm guessing
Mailman (or rather, the bsddb module) will create it for you.

Greg Ward - software developer                gward at mems-exchange.org
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