Opened 16 years ago

#5 closed defect (Fixed)

Can't start new server-- get fatal exception while configuring server

Reported by: weasel Owned by: nickm
Priority: Very High Milestone:
Component: Mixminion-Server Version: 0.0.4
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: weasel, weasel Actual Points:
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[Moved from bugzilla]
Reporter: geckox@…
Opened: 2003-07-31 02:22

Linux system, Python 2.3, Openssl 0.9.7

Here's the traceback:

root@xxx:/home/minion/etc# /etc/rc.d/mixminion.init start
root@xxx:/home/minion/etc# This software is for testing purposes only.
Anonymity is not guaranteed.
Reading configuration from /home/minion/etc/mixminiond.conf
Jul 30 19:17:13.979 [FATAL] Exception while configuring server
Jul 30 19:17:13.989 [FATAL] Traceback (most recent call last):


"/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/mixminion/server/", line
1031, in runServer

mixminion.Common.LOG.configure(config, keepStderr=1)
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/mixminion/", line 722,

in configure

File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/mixminion/", line 629,

in init

File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/mixminion/", line 638,

in reset

File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/mixminion/", line 305,

in createPrivateDir

raise MixFatalError("Unable to create directory %s: %s" % d, e)

TypeError: not enough arguments for format string

Jul 30 19:17:13.990 [FATAL] Shutting down because of exception: exceptions.TypeError


This is fixed in CVS---or at least, the error message is better. It's a symptom

of an underlying problem -- for some reason, you don't have permissions or

ability to create the directory the log files are supposed to be in.

[Automatically added by flyspray2trac: Operating System: Linux]

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comment:1 Changed 16 years ago by weasel

flyspray2trac: bug closed.

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