[Mailman-Users] mailpasswds error

Dennis Putnam dap1 at bellsouth.net
Fri Jul 1 19:12:12 CEST 2011

Thanks for the reply. As usual, nothing is that simple. I tried to
create the list 'dapmm' and got this:

Jul 01 13:06:07 2011 admin(7032):
admin(7032): [----- Mailman Version: 2.1.13 -----]
admin(7032): [----- Traceback ------]
admin(7032): Traceback (most recent call last):
admin(7032):   File "/usr/lib/mailman/scripts/driver", line 112, in run_main
admin(7032):     main()
admin(7032):   File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 56,
in main
admin(7032):     process_request(doc, cgidata)
admin(7032):   File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 191,
in process_request
admin(7032):     urlhost=hostname)
admin(7032): TypeError: Create() got an unexpected keyword argument
admin(7032): [----- Python Information -----]
admin(7032): sys.version     =   2.6.5 (r265:79063, May 20 2011, 13:23:49)
[GCC 4.4.3]
admin(7032): sys.executable  =   /usr/bin/python
admin(7032): sys.prefix      =   /usr
admin(7032): sys.exec_prefix =   /usr
admin(7032): sys.path        =   /usr
admin(7032): sys.platform    =   linux2
admin(7032): [----- Environment Variables -----]

I didn't include all the environment stuff because of the data it
contains but if a specific variable is needed, let me know and I will
post it.

On 7/1/2011 11:56 AM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On 7/1/2011 8:27 AM, Dennis Putnam wrote:
>> I am still struggling to get my monthly password reminder working. I had
>> to change the site list from 'mailman' to 'dapmm' in order to create
>> acceptable site mailbox names for my ISP. However, now when I run
>> 'mailpasswds -l <listname> I get this error:
>> Site list is missing: dapmm
>> Obviously I am still missing a piece of the puzzle. The only change I
>> made was "MAILMAN_SITE_LIST='dapmm'" to mm_cfg.py.
> Apparently you also neglected to restart Mailman or you would have
> gotten the same error there.
> You have changed the name of the site list, but you haven't created a
> list with the new name. Your old 'mailman' list is no longer the site
> list. You can delete it and create a new 'dapmm' site list or rename the
> 'mailman' list to 'dapmm' per <http://wiki.list.org/x/mYA9>, or if for
> some reason you want to keep the 'mailman' list, that's OK, but you must
> have a site list and it's name is now 'dapmm', so you need to create it.
> Then, restart Mailman.

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