[Mailman-Users] Re: upgrading plaintext patched 2.0.13 to 2.1

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.demon.co.uk
Fri Jan 3 19:52:32 CET 2003

At 16:03 03/01/2003, David Gibbs wrote:
>"Dan Phillips" <dhphllps at memphis.edu> wrote in message
>news:098D3E4E-1EA2-11D7-AFBC-0003936D9900 at memphis.edu...
> > I located "if self.data_version >= mm_cfg.DATA_FILE_VERSION:" at line
> > 611 of the /Mailman/MailList.py file. Is this what needs to be altered?
> > Do I just make the change to that file then run ./configure?
>I ran into this exact problem in an early beta of MM 2.1 ... you are
>correct, basically change the DATA_FILE_VERSION statement back to
>"DATA_FILE_VERSION = 21", configure, and reinstall, and it should be

And if you look in the UPGRADING file in the MM 2.1 distribution you'll 
find Barry has referenced a patch which you can apply to MM 2.1 source to 
deal with the problem:

     - If you've applied patch #413752 (coerce to plaintext), then your
       upgraded will not go smoothly.  Take a look at patch #651406 for
       an unofficial solution.


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