[Mailman-Users] newlist mailman - python error

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue Mar 13 20:06:01 CET 2007

Ulrich Pöschl // p-consult.at wrote:
> I try creating the site list with the command "newlist mailman" and this
> is what I get:
>> webprojects:/etc# newlist mailman
>> Enter the email of the person running the list: poeschl at wir-sind.org
>> Initial mailman password:
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "/usr/sbin/newlist", line 226, in ?
>>     main()
>>   File "/usr/sbin/newlist", line 167, in main
>>     mlist.Create(listname, owner_mail, pw)
>>   File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 457, in Create
>>     self.InitVars(name, admin, crypted_password)
>>   File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 296, in InitVars
>>     self.web_page_url = (
>> TypeError: not all arguments converted during string formatting
>> webprojects:/etc#                                 

It looks like you have set DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN in mm_cfg.py and you have 
an extraneous '%' in addition to the '%s' for the host name.

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