[Mailman-Users] FW: Output from "cron" command

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Jan 4 08:06:10 CET 2006

mcnutt wrote:

>My Mailman installation appears to be working okay, but I'm getting this
>message once per day.
>Your "cron" job on cls
>/usr/local/bin/python -S /usr/local/mailman/cron/checkdbs
>produced the following output:
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/cron/checkdbs", line 203, in ?
>    main()
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/cron/checkdbs", line 104, in main
>    discarded = auto_discard(mlist)
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/cron/checkdbs", line 192, in auto_discard
>    heldmsgs = mlist.GetHeldMessageIds()
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/ListAdmin.py", line 143, in
>    return self.__getmsgids(HELDMSG)
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/ListAdmin.py", line 138, in __getmsgids
>    ids = [k for k, (op, data) in self.__db.items() if op == rtype]
>ValueError: too many values to unpack

It looks like some lists/listname/request.pck (or request.db for pre
2.1.5) file may be corrupted. Also, see

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