[Mailman-Users] Invalid : @hotmail.com

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Mon Jan 2 23:10:16 CET 2006

Munzir Taha wrote:
># /usr/lib/mailman/bin/sync_members -w=no -f myfile.list mylistname
>Invalid :                    @hotmail.com
>Any hint why I got this error? I checked the myfile.list and can't see any 
>mail without the username part.
>$ grep '^@' myfile.list

Maybe there's a space, tab, backspace or other 'transparent' character
preceding the '@'. What do you get if you do

grep '[^[:alnum:]]@' myfile.list


grep '[[:cntrl:][:space:]]@' myfile.list


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