[Mailman-Users] Re: [Mailman-Developers] PROBLEM with Administrative Requests

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Mon Jun 2 04:50:39 CEST 2003

On Sat, 2003-05-17 at 00:12, Kory Wheatley wrote:
> I've sent this email twice and no one has responded to this problem, I would really  
> appreciate a response.
> I receive this below error when I go into the Administrative Interface and
> check "Preserve messsages for the site administrator" and then I check the
> discard option.  Once I click submit this is what I receive below.
> BUG in Mailman version 2.1.1
> We're sorry, we hit a bug!
> If you would like to help us identify the problem, please email a copy 
> of this page to the webmaster for this site with a description of what 
> happened. Thanks!
>         Traceback:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/home/mailman/scripts/driver", line 87, in run_main
>     main()
>   File "/home/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/admindb.py", line 163, in main
>     process_form(mlist, doc, cgidata)
>   File "/home/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/admindb.py", line 681, in process_form
>     forward, forwardaddr)
>   File "/home/mailman/Mailman/ListAdmin.py", line 184, in HandleRequest
>     forward, addr)
>   File "/home/mailman/Mailman/ListAdmin.py", line 262, in __handlepost
>     msg = cPickle.load(fp)
> ValueError: could not convert string to float

Hmm, I just tried this under MM 2.1.2+ (cvs) and Python 2.2.3 and it
works okay for me.  What version of Python are you using?


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