[Mailman-Users] Ubuntu version number

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Oct 29 20:53:01 CET 2008

Bob Lydiate wrote:

>How can I tell what actual version of Mailman I have. I am using mailman on
>an Ubuntu server and the Ubuntu version number is not in the same general
>format as the mailman version numbers.

You can look in Mailman's data/last_mailman_version

This will contain something like


which parses as

2     |    01   |   0b    |   f   |    0
major |  minor  |  micro  |  level|  serial

= 2.1.11 final

for the level,
 a = alpha, b = beta, c = releace candidate and f = final

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