[Mailman-Users] Possible Bug in 2.1.13 sync_members

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Feb 3 17:14:42 CET 2010

Barry Finkel wrote:
>I ran a test with a test list on my test virtual machine, and this is
>what is happening.  The line in the "-f" file for sync_members
>     bsf-crane at example.com          (New 1 (zzz))
>is causing all of the succeeding lines in that file to be treated as
>part of the parenthesized "name-comments" field for this new
>bsf-crane entry.  The command
>     python -v
>produces, in part,
>     Python 2.4.3 (#2, Jul 31 2008, 21:53:26)
>and the e-mail piece is found in
>     /usr/lib/python2.4/email
>     __init__.py
>     __version__ = '3.0.1'
>I will have to check if there is a newer Python package for dapper.

Since it worked before with Mailman's 2.5.8 email package, and doesn't
work with email 3.0.1, it is unlikely that anything newer will help.

The problem would seem to be in email.Utils.getaddresses().

I'll look at this later today.

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