[Mailman-Users] mailman bug

Mark Ballard mballard at elmolino.org
Mon Feb 28 16:34:31 CET 2005

Thanks Mark,
That fixed it, at least temporarily. I did have to change the name with  
mv before I removed it.

Mark Ballard
Site Technology Specialist
El Molino High School
On Feb 27, 2005, at 10:28 AM, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> 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
> <snip>
>>   File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 487, in __save
>>     os.unlink(fname_last)
>> OSError: [Errno 22] Invalid argument:
>> '/private/var/mailman/lists/bulletin/config.pck.last'
> This problem seems to occur with varying frequency in Mac OSX. See
> http://www.google.com/search? 
> q=site%3Amail.python.org+%22errno+22%22+config.pck.last
> 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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