[Mailman-Users] problem after upgrading to 2.1

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Thu Feb 6 04:41:52 CET 2003

I suggest that you need to check the configuration of the file
(~mailman/bin/check_db). I believe the error indicates that while
reading the config.pck file (and dumping out the member names) that it
found values that are not Ascii.

The list is large enough that you could have had a problem in the

Good Luck - Jon Carnes

On Wed, 2003-02-05 at 11:59, Scott R. Every wrote:
> After upgrading, I am now getting the following error using list_members:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "./list_members", line 232, in ?
>     main()
>   File "./list_members", line 207, in main
>     s = formataddr((name, addr)).encode(enc, 'replace')
> UnicodeError: ASCII decoding error: ordinal not in range(128)
> This happens whether I use the existing config.db file or if I use 
> list_members from 2.0.x to dump all the users, then use add_members to add 
> them to a new list.  Again, list_members works as expected under 2.0.x, but 
> not under 2.1.  Has anyone seen this before?  Does anyone know of any 
> workarounds?
> I need list_members to be working for arbitrary list splitting.
> The list has almost 600k members which may be causing the problem, but it 
> worked fine in 2.0.x.  Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks
> s
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