[Mailman-Users] {Disarmed} Re: Archive page not showing dates properly

Peter Wetz wetz.peter at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 08:35:37 CEST 2015

> > okay, sorry for the spam, but I already wrapped my head around how to
> > change the date format.
> >
> > just use python's functionality to parse it into a different string.
> > for instance: 'date': datetime.datetime.strptime(article.datestr, "%a,
> > %d %b %Y %H:%M:%S %z").strftime("%d %b %Y %H:%M:%S"),
> Or, perhaps a bit simpler:
> 'date': datetime.datetime.fromtimestamp(article.date).strftime("%d %b %Y
> %H:%M:%S")
> or simpler still and not requiring import of datetime (HyperArch.py
> already imports time
> 'date': time.strftime("%d %b %Y %H:%M:%S", time.localtime(article.date))

hm, I get this error though:

Aug 25 07:53:42 2015 (2883) Uncaught runner exception: a float is required
Aug 25 07:53:42 2015 (2883) Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 120, in _oneloop
self._onefile(msg, msgdata)
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 191, in _onefile
keepqueued = self._dispose(mlist, msg, msgdata)
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Queue/ArchRunner.py", line 73, in _dispose
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/Archiver.py", line 215, in
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/pipermail.py", line 323, in close
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/pipermail.py", line 540, in
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/HyperArch.py", line 1135, in
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/pipermail.py", line 444, in
self._update_simple_index(hdr, archive, arcdir)
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/pipermail.py", line 465, in
File "/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/HyperArch.py", line 1072, in
'date': time.strftime("%d %b %Y %H:%M:%S", time.localtime(article.date)),
TypeError: a float is required

"a float is required"
this implies that "article.date" is not a float in my case. maybe it needs
to be converted to a float explicitly?
any other suggestions?

> Note that the article instance has attributes
> #  datestr  : The posting date, in human-readable format
> #  date     : The posting date, in purely numeric format
> --
> 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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