[Mailman-Users] can't create a list

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue Nov 22 18:56:24 CET 2005

Eric Evans wrote:
>My difficulty with trying to get Apache to access the Mailman admin 
>webpages now seems like it is caused by a more basic problem, which is that 
>when I try to create a new list, the newlist program crashes.  Here's the 
>output that I get when I run newlist:
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "newlist", line 219, in ?
>     main()
>   File "newlist", line 211, in main
>     text, mlist.preferred_language)
>   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Message.py", line 206, in __init__
>     errors='replace')
>TypeError: __init__() got an unexpected keyword argument 'errors'

What Python version is this?

It appears that your email.Headers.Headers class does not support the
'errors' argument.

This may be a symptom of a larger problem, but the inability to access
the admin pages may also be a group mismatch error. Search the FAQ
wizard for mismatch.

>Mailman FAQ: http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py

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