[Mailman-Developers] ANNOUNCE Mailman 2.0.5

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui@plaidworks.com
Mon, 14 May 2001 18:09:35 -0700

On 5/14/01 6:05 PM, "Marc MERLIN" <marc_news@valinux.com> wrote:

> Sorry for the late answer.
> I did look in the logfiles, but nothing showed up with pid 8790.
> Kinda weird...
> That said,  we just  got a list  with 10,000+ users  (nuked since  then, see
> message sent after this one), and loading the admin page up took a while.
> My locks directory now has 35 desi-os-maps.lock.usw-sf-list1.pid files.

That implies to me that your process has the list locked, and other people
are trying to access it, finding it locked and exiting -- but leaving a
lockfile dribble behind.