[Mailman-Users] 2.1.: config.db.last not found
martin f krafft
madduck at madduck.net
Wed Sep 8 20:16:25 CEST 2004
I am experiencing a strange problem with Mailman 2.1. (it does
not matter which version I try; I can't try 2.1.3 because it won't
let me downgrade...), and I don't really know when it started. We
had some problems with a server and had to reboot it. Since then,
Mailman does not come up anymore:
gaia:~# /etc/init.d/mailman start
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/var/lib/mailman/bin/list_lists", line 122, in ?
File "/var/lib/mailman/bin/list_lists", line 94, in main
mlist = MailList.MailList(n, lock=0)
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 128, in __init__
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 609, in Load
raise Errors.MMCorruptListDatabaseError, e
Mailman.Errors.MMCorruptListDatabaseError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/var/lib/mailman/lists/adapt/config.db.last'
Site list for mailman (usually named mailman) missing
Please create it; until then, mailman will refuse to start
The file does not exist, since Mailman is using .pck files by now
(as stated in the check_db source code):
It's okay if any of these are missing. config.pck and
config.pck.last are pickled versions of the config database file
for 2.1a3 and beyond. config.db and config.db.last are used in all
earlier versions, and these are Python marshals. config.safety is
a pickle written by 2.1a3 and beyond when the primary config.pck
file could not be read.
Why is it still trying to read the .db files? The .pck files are in place:
gaia:..b/mailman/lists/adapt# ls -la
drwxrwsr-x 2 root list 62 Sep 6 17:00 ./
drwxrwsr-x 61 root list 4096 Aug 30 17:24 ../
-rw-rw---- 1 list list 4858 Sep 6 12:00 config.pck
-rw-rw---- 1 list list 4858 Sep 6 09:00 config.pck.last
-rw-rw-r-- 1 root list 29 Feb 10 2004 request.db
And fix_perms finds no problems.
One thing I did note is that if I look at
/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py:609 where the exception is
thrown, is that the 'else' on line 605 does not really have
a corresponding 'if'. Or am I just getting thrown off by Python's
weird indentation syntax?
I'd be grateful for any pointers.
martin; (greetings from the heart of the sun.)
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