[Mailman-Users] Strange error with Mailman 2.1.9

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Dec 1 18:24:56 CET 2008

Richard Hartmann wrote:
>> You should
>> dump the file with "bin/dumpdb -p" to make sure it contains both a
>> message and a metadata object before renaming it.
># /usr/lib/mailman/bin/dumpdb -p
>[----- start pickle file -----]
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/bin/dumpdb", line 159, in <module>
>    msg = main()
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/bin/dumpdb", line 139, in main
>    obj = load(fp)
>ValueError: insecure string pickle

It looks like the files are corrupt. You may be able to see something
of the contents with 'strings', but Mailman won't be able to process
them as they are.

If strings allows you to actually recover a message from the file, you
can re-post that message with bin/inject.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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