[Mailman-Users] import 2.1.9 lists to 2.1.12

me at electronico.nc me at electronico.nc
Thu Feb 11 23:01:17 CET 2010

On 12/02/2010 01:14, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> me at electronico.ncwrote:
>> I'm aware of this :
>> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/2007-January/055208.html
>> Should this work from 2.1.9 to 2.1.12 ?
> Yes.
> It should even work for 2.0.x or even 1.0.x lists to the latest 2.1.x
> version, although the mapping of some older list attributes to current
> list attributes can be problematic, so in these cases, list settings
> should be reviewed after moving, but any moving any 2.1.x list to a
> newer 2.1.x installation should be clean.
Thanks for your answer Mark,
It worked :-)

I have now troubles to connect to the Admin side of lists.
I have changed the password for every list using :
/usr/lib/mailman/bin/change_pw -a -p new_password
but I get a 'we hit a bug' error
admin(5594): [----- Mailman Version: 2.1.12 -----]
admin(5594): [----- Traceback ------]
admin(5594): Traceback (most recent call last):
admin(5594):   File "/var/lib/mailman/scripts/driver", line 112, in 
admin(5594):     main()
admin(5594):   File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/admin.py", line 198, 
in main
admin(5594):     mlist.Save()
admin(5594):   File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 570, in 
admin(5594):     self.__save(dict)
admin(5594):   File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 525, in 
admin(5594):     fp = open(fname_tmp, 'w')
admin(5594): IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: 
admin(5594): [----- Python Information -----]
admin(5594): sys.version     =   2.6.2 (release26-maint, Apr 19 2009, 
[GCC 4.3.3]
admin(5594): sys.executable  =   /usr/bin/python
admin(5594): sys.prefix      =   /usr
admin(5594): sys.exec_prefix =   /usr
admin(5594): sys.path        =   /usr
admin(5594): sys.platform    =   linux2
admin(5594): [----- Environment Variables -----]

(I have just replaced the real values by 'host.domain.tld' on line 
[Errno 13]

Should I apply the patch for Python 2.6 you've listed there :

Thanks, once more, for your time.
Nicolas Canonne

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