[Mailman-Users] errors

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Feb 17 22:46:53 CET 2012

christian stalberg wrote:

>Moved list to another server. What is the problem here?
># bin/withlist -l -r fix_url listname -v -u domainname.com
>Importing fix_url...
>Running fix_url.fix_url()...
>Loading list stoptortureflights (locked)
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "bin/withlist", line 302, in <module>
>    main()
>  File "bin/withlist", line 280, in main
>    r = do_list(listname, args, func)
>  File "bin/withlist", line 198, in do_list
>    m = MailList.MailList(listname, lock=LOCK)
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 128, in __init__
>    self.Lock()
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 161, in Lock
>    self.__lock.lock(timeout)
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/LockFile.py", line 243, in lock
>    self.__write()
>  File "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/LockFile.py", line 422, in __write
>    fp = open(self.__tmpfname, 'w')
>IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory:

It appears that this Mailman expects it's locks directory is
/var/lock/mailman/ and that directory doesn't exist.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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