[Mailman-Users] Error on email confirmations on 2.1.5

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Thu Jun 30 07:29:49 CEST 2005

Glenn Sieb wrote:

>Jun 29 23:28:45 caduceus postfix/pipe[36446]: 9FC4F1F4409: 
>to=<listname-confirm+blahblahblah at lists.wingfoot.org>, relay=mailman, 
>delay=0, status=bounced (Command died with status 1: 
>"/usr/local/mailman/postfix-to-mailman-2.1.py". Command output:   File 
>"/usr/local/mailman/scripts/confirm", line 64     
>             ^ SyntaxError: invalid syntax )
>(The SyntaxError is pointing at the exit in "sys.exit(MailExits..)" 
>I'm running Mailman 2.1.5 on FreeBSD 4.11-RELEASE, with Python 2.4.1. 

Something's strange here. The 2.1.5 distribution scripts/confirm only
has 62 lines and there are only 2 sys.exit() calls and they are both

In fact, "grep -ir mailexits *" doesn't find anything anywhere in the
Mailman 2.1.5 distribution.

If this Mailman is somebody's package, I think you need to contact the

That said, I think the actual syntax error is the final period in

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