[Mailman-Users] Join List Problem

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed May 7 01:31:23 CEST 2008

Bill Honneus wrote:
>This time it looked like it tried to run the "join" script when I sent
>an email request to the "test-join" alias, but I encountered the
>following trace in /usr/local/mailman/logs/error:
>May 06 16:22:42 2008 (21946) Uncaught runner exception: 'NoneType'
>object has no attribute 'lower'
>May 06 16:22:42 2008 (21946) Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 114, in
>    self._onefile(msg, msgdata)
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 185, in
>    keepqueued =3D self._dispose(mlist, msg, msgdata)
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/CommandRunner.py", line 241, in
>    res.do_command('join')
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/CommandRunner.py", line 139, in
>    return handler.process(self, args)
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Commands/cmd_subscribe.py", line 74,
>in process
>    if digest is None and password.lower() in ('digest', 'nodigest'):
>AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'lower'
>May 06 16:22:42 2008 (21946) SHUNTING:

Sorry about that. That's a Mailman 2.1.10 bug. The fix is in the
Mailman_2.1.10.patch file on the sourceforge and GNU download sites.
See <https://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=816465>.

The patch for this issue was also posted to this list and others on
April 23. See

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