[Mailman-Users] rmlist results

Thufir hawat.thufir at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 07:58:38 CET 2013

It seems like thunderbird has some difficulty with maildir:


so I'm still using mbox.  Are the below errors simply because I wasn't 
running rmlist as sudo?  It should be run as sudo?

thufir at dur:~$
thufir at dur:~$ rmlist alpha
Not removing archives.  Reinvoke with -a to remove them.
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/usr/sbin/rmlist", line 161, in <module>
   File "/usr/sbin/rmlist", line 116, in main
     mlist = MailList.MailList(listname, lock=0)
   File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 130, in __init__
   File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 650, in Load
     dict, e = self.__load(file)
   File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 615, in __load
     fp = open(dbfile)
IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: 
thufir at dur:~$
thufir at dur:~$ sudo rmlist -a alpha
[sudo] password for thufir:
Removing list info
Removing private archives
Removing private archives
Removing public archives
alpha public archives not found as 
thufir at dur:~$



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