[Mailman-Users] Interesting "Bug in Mailman version 2.1.12"
mangoo at wpkg.org
Mon Nov 9 12:35:34 CET 2009
Today, I had an interesting "bug or a feature" in Mailman, which took me
some time to fix.
I have a Mailman 2.1.12 which was running fine for months on a virtual host.
I did some low level kernel "experiments", and the virtual guest started
So, back to the original state - unfortunately Mailman interface didn't
It exited with "Bug in Mailman version 2.1.12".
Webserver nor Mailman logs didn't give me a clue.
I browsed Mailman installation files; lists/*/config.pck suspiciously
had a date of 1953.
Touching these files ("find | xargs touch" in the lists dir) fixed the
Is it a bug or a feature in mailman, that when some files in "lists"
directory are really old, Mailman refuses to work with "Bug in Mailman
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