[Mailman-Users] Strange characters in subscriber addresses

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Thu Jun 14 09:02:37 CEST 2012

* Nick Donaldson <Nick.Donaldson at ad.umanitoba.ca>:
> Good afternoon folks.
> I manage a whole bunch of lists. I need to remove some subscribers from some lists but, there is a problem. When I user dumpdb to see the subscribers, some addresses have a "\r" (backslash "r") at the end. The web interface cannot remove them. Neither can the remove_members command.
> Does anyone know of a way to remove subscribers with backslash "r" at the end of the address?

I usually use "list_members" to export the addresses to a file, edit that
file, then I use sync_members to sync them back it, thus fixing the worng

Ralf Hildebrandt                   Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin
ralf.hildebrandt at charite.de        Campus Benjamin Franklin
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