[Mailman-Users] Mail not sent: unknown encoding?

Simon White simon at caperet.com
Thu Dec 4 11:29:16 CET 2003

>From error log:

Dec 02 00:31:22 2003 (10105) Uncaught runner exception: unknown encoding
Dec 02 00:31:22 2003 (10105) Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 105, in
    self._onefile(msg, msgdata)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 155, in
    keepqueued = self._dispose(mlist, msg, msgdata)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/IncomingRunner.py", line 130,
in _dispose
    more = self._dopipeline(mlist, msg, msgdata, pipeline)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/IncomingRunner.py", line 153,
in _dopipeline
    sys.modules[modname].process(mlist, msg, msgdata)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Handlers/CookHeaders.py", line 75, in
    prefix_subject(mlist, msg, msgdata)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Handlers/CookHeaders.py", line 262,
in prefix_subject
    h.append(s, c)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/pythonlib/email/Header.py", line 285, in
    s = s.encode(outcodec, errors)
LookupError: unknown encoding

Why did this message not go out? Where else can I look for clues?


Simon White. Internet Consultant, Linux/Windows Server Administration.
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