[linux-elitists] Mailman Must Die

Marc MERLIN marc@merlins.org
Fri Oct 26 09:34:35 PDT 2007

On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 05:20:53PM +0100, Doug Winter wrote:
> Marc MERLIN wrote:
> > Haha, that reminds me why I don't miss Nick's messages. So full of shit as
> > always...
> > 
> > I suppose it doesn't matter that I've been running mailman for years in
> > /usr/local/mailman, through 2-3 versions of debian, with no upgrade problem
> > ever.
> FWIW I've had this problem a few times with mailman upgrades on debian. 
>   There are some upgrades it refuses to perform if your queue isn't 
> empty, and emptying all the queues isn't necessarily something you can 
> do at the drop of a hat.

Would you say it was a packaging problem, or a problem with the mailman
upgrade itself (never had to empty my queue to upgrade mailman, but maybe I
got lucky)

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