[Mailman-Users] 2.1 upgrade - fails on "topics"

Jay S Curtis camel at lrllamas.com
Thu May 9 21:04:26 CEST 2002

Hmmm... the upgrad fails on attribute: topics when trying to update the 
existing list... any ideas???

Upgrading from version 0x20008f0 to 0x20100b2
getting rid of old source files
Updating mailing list: camelid
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "bin/update", line 542, in ?
    errors = main()
  File "bin/update", line 424, in main
    errors = errors + dolist(listname)
  File "bin/update", line 184, in dolist
    mlist = MailList.MailList(listname, lock=0)
  File "/var/www/mailman//Mailman/MailList.py", line 101, in __init__
  File "/var/www/mailman//Mailman/MailList.py", line 574, in Load
  File "/var/www/mailman//Mailman/MailList.py", line 625, in CheckValues
    for name, pattern, desc, emptyflag in self.topics:
  File "/var/www/mailman//Mailman/MailList.py", line 128, in __getattr__
    raise AttributeError, name
AttributeError: topics
make: *** [update] Error 1

On Thursday 09 May 2002 02:18 pm, Jay S Curtis wrote:
> Anyone have that "sure fire" upgrade HOWTO written yet?
> You know the one.. that collects the existing list defaults and feeds them
> to ./configure?? (upgrading existing lists)
> I just ***really*** don't want to mess this up.... and the "UPGRADING"
> readme is ambiguous as per usual.
> Do I have to give it all of the configure options again?
> Is there a script that can find the current lists' defaults and use them?
> ( My MM 2.0.8 is in /var/www/ not /usr/local...)
> Jay S. Curtis

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