[Mailman-Users] ./newlist creation failure

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri May 13 22:01:52 CEST 2005

Patrick Humpal wrote:

>I've been trying to create a new list in mail man by using the ./newlist command from the bin directory. However, I get the following error each time I try to create the list:
>[root at s-ticket bin]# ./newlist
>Enter the name of the list: thisisatest
>Enter the email of the person running the list: myemail at mydomain.com
>Initial thisisatest password:
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "./newlist", line 219, in ?
>    main()
>  File "./newlist", line 160, in main
>    mlist.Create(listname, owner_mail, pw)
>  File "/home/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 457, in Create
>    self.InitVars(name, admin, crypted_password)
>  File "/home/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 372, in InitVars
>    baseclass.InitVars(self)
>  File "/home/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/Archiver.py", line 123, in InitVars
>    }, mlist=self))
>  File "/home/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py", line 509, in maketext
>    return findtext(templatefile, dict, raw, lang, mlist)[0]
>  File "/home/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py", line 485, in findtext
>    raise IOError(errno.ENOENT, 'No template file found', templatefile)
>IOError: [Errno 2] No template file found: 'emptyarchive.html'
>Any ideas would be extremely useful. I've gone back and run through the config/installation process a few times to no avail. The alias seem to be setup fine and the templates are in their appropriate directories

Are you saying there is a /home/mailman/templates/en/emptyarchive.html
file? If so, have you made any assignment to TEMPLATE_DIR in mm_cfg.py
(The default is $prefix/templates)?

The above message is saying that TEMPLATE_DIR/en/emptyarchive.html
doesn't exist.

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