[Mailman-Users] Mailman error (2.1.16): "low level unrecoverable exception"

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu May 1 17:31:05 CEST 2014

On 05/01/2014 08:21 AM, Robert Heller wrote:
> At Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:34:51 -0700 Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
>> Did you totally remove the Centos package or try to 'upgrade' it. The
>> latter is not at all straightforward. See the FAQ at
>> <http://wiki.list.org/x/KYCB>.
> That page relates to upgrading from 2.1.5-20 or earlier.  I was upgrading from 
> 2.1.9, so that does not apply (?).

That FAQ and the mailman-developers post linked from it explain changed
in the RedHat/CentOS package beginning with 2.1.15 that render it
impossible to do a straightforward configure/install of a GNU Mailman
source distribution on top of an existing RedHat/CentOS package.

> Ok, I did an explict stop of mailman, removed the old rpm (rpm -e) and then a
> fresh install of the new version, started mailman, and after some minor config
> tweaks, it seems to be working.


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