[Mailman-Users] gate_news giving errors (in cron)

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Mon May 3 01:50:33 CEST 1999

>>>>> "SD" == Soren Dayton <csdayton at cs.uchicago.edu> writes:

    SD> I have two kinds of errors.  Has anyone ever seen these?  This
    SD> is 1.0b11, python 1.5.2 on Solaris 2.5.

It's possible the lock is getting stolen if it takes longer than 5
minutes to pull the messages off the newsgroup.  Try cranking up the
timeout on the lock in gate_news and changing the cron entry to run
gate_news less often.


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