[Mailman-Users] mailman dies; "TypeError : read-only character buffer, None"

Andy Peters andy at latke.net
Mon Nov 19 22:39:29 CET 2001

On Sat, 17 Nov 2001, Jon Carnes wrote:

> Interesting,  I just saw this exact question answered a few days ago, and
> that answer was to upgrade to Mailman 2.07

How often are the archives updated?

> There is a bug in 2.06 that allows certain bounces formated just wrong,
> muck-up mailman and cause it to freeze.  If you find the offending mail in
> your queue (and remove it), you should be able to get things moving again.
> Of course the best solution is to upgrate to 2.07 and remove the problem
> forever.

I did that, after seeing what was what at Sourceforge.

Of course, there were some lock files that had to be deleted before the
mailing list would work again.

Seems to be fine now.


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