[Bug 1388614] Re: archive problem when an email got not subject

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Nov 4 22:27:20 CET 2014


I am unable to duplicate this problem. I see the problem in the archive
index at
http://lists.isfahanlug.org/pipermail/supervisors/2014-November/thread.html.
I have downloaded the
http://lists.isfahanlug.org/pipermail/supervisors/2014-November.txt.gz
file (which by the way is doubly gzipped[1]) and can see the several
messages therein with empty Subject: header, but when I process these
through the pipermail Archiver, they get archived with a Subject: of 'No
subject' (even in the 2014-November.txt file) and properly indexed.

This may be a Debian Mailman bug, but it appears that this doesn't
happen with standard GNU Mailman. You could try filing a Debian bug and
see what they say.

If you have access to the
/var/lib/mailman/archives/private/supervisors.mbox/supervisors.mbox
file, I would like to see at least one of these improperly indexed
messages from that file.

[1] The contents of
http://lists.isfahanlug.org/pipermail/supervisors/2014-November.txt.gz
is a file named 2014-November.txt, but this is actually a gzipped file
which needs to be renamed 2014-November.txt.gz and gunzipped again to
get the plain text. This may also be a Debian bug (I've seen it before).

** Changed in: mailman
   Importance: Undecided => Medium

** Changed in: mailman
       Status: New => Incomplete

** Changed in: mailman
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Mark Sapiro (msapiro)

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