[Mailman-Users] Low level bug: (solved)
forrie at forrie.com
Tue Jul 26 05:54:22 CEST 2005
Thanks to everyone that responded privately via email.
The problem was an obscure typo in mm_cfg.py. Missing single quotes,
basically. It's "obscure" because it wasn't very obvious... and I
looked over everything with a fine-toothed comb, including our proxy and
It seems to me that Mailman could probably provide better debugging
output in this scenario. I don't know Python, but at the point where
the mm_cfg.py file is parsed, any syntactical errors could be reported
Has anyone been bitten by this before?
Forrest Aldrich wrote:
>[ reposting as my initial message didn't hit the list, before part 2]
>I hit a bug today:
> From our link:
> We're sorry, we hit a bug!
> Mailman experienced a very low level failure and could not even
> generate a useful traceback for you. Please report this to the
> Mailman administrator at this site.
>This is a proxied configuration, ie:
>www.ourdomain.net/lists <-> internal.host.ourdomain.net
>Most everything else is working properly; however, I wonder where to
>start looking at this - there was no useful information in the logs.
>This is an attempt to display a description of sorts, so I wonder if my
>configuration may have overlooked something (ie: altered paths).
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