[Mailman-Users] mailman bug

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sun Feb 27 19:28:47 CET 2005

Mark Ballard wrote:

>Mailman has been working fine for a couple of week now and it just 
>stopped with a bug.
>Below is what it tells me when I go to admindb on any list.
>any ideas???
>Bug in Mailman version 2.1.2
>   File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 487, in __save
>     os.unlink(fname_last)
>OSError: [Errno 22] Invalid argument: 

This problem seems to occur with varying frequency in Mac OSX. See

The immediate solution is to manually remove the offending
config.pck.last file - one person reported he had to rename it with
"mv" before he could remove it.

No one seems to know what the underlying cause or permanent solution is.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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