[Mailman-Users] mailman-2.1-1.i386.rpm

Keith Mastin kmastin at beechtree.ca
Wed Jan 29 01:18:16 CET 2003

>I've been fighting problems after upgrading Mailman 2.0x to 2.1-1 using
>mailman-2.1-1.i386.rpm. I'm making headway but now mailmanctl terminates
>with the following error:
># /etc/rc.d/init.d/mailmanctl start
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/etc/rc.d/init.d/mailmanctl", line 104, in ?
>    import paths
>ImportError: No module named paths
>I'm thinking that something strange is happening with Python. Python
>versions 1.5x and 2.2x are installed. I noticed Mailman requires Python 2.x
>to run. (Interstingly enough, mailman-2.1-1.i386.rpm reports to require
>python and not python2.) I have packages that require both versions of
>Python. If I run "python -V" it indicates version 2. I'm almost at a point
>where I've either got to scrap mailman completely and revert to an earlier
>rpm or install clean from source. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

configure --with-python=/usr/bin/python2

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