[Mailman-Users] Mailman Traceback

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue Apr 3 03:04:26 CEST 2007

No One wrote:

>I'm struggling with a host of issues trying to install Mandriva 2007.0. One of the problems I'm having is getting mailman configured from a working config on Mandrake 10.1. I copied what I thought I needed but get a trace back when I try to start mailman. Here is the trace back:
>Starting mailman: Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/sbin/mailmanctl", line 548, in ?
>    main()
>  File "/usr/sbin/mailmanctl", line 367, in main
>    check_for_site_list()
>  File "/usr/sbin/mailmanctl", line 277, in check_for_site_list
>    sitelist = MailList(sitelistname, lock=0)
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 130, in __init__
>    self.Load()
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 665, in Load
>    self.CheckVersion(dict)
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 707, in CheckVersion
>    self.InitVars()
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 413, in InitVars
>    if Utils.GetCharSet(self.preferred_language) == 'us-ascii':
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py", line 675, in GetCharSet
>    return mm_cfg.LC_DESCRIPTIONS[lang][1]
>KeyError: 'en_US'

This is a Mandravia issue. There is no 'en-US' language in Mailman. See
the thread at
for the solution.

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