[Mailman-Users] Looping Problem

Nate Carlson natecars at real-time.com
Tue Jul 18 22:05:26 CEST 2000

On Mon, 17 Jul 2000, Leonardo Rochael Almeida wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I've got a list with around 400 users running on Mailman 2.0beta4, and
> > every time I send messages to this list, Mailman keeps looping and sends
> > everyone copies until I kill sendmain and  manually delete the spool file.
> > If I delete the message out of ~mailman/qfiles, it keeps re-appearing from
> > who knows where.
> By the sound of it, it looks like the mailman wrappers are returning some
> kind of try-again error to sendmail after dropping the message in the
> mailman queue. Check your sendmail logs (most likely /var/log/maillog) and see
> if they come up with some useful info.
> Regards, Leo

/var/log/maillog shows a bunch of addresses bouncing, the rest
successfully delivered, and then mailman sends the queue request again.
Could it be a problem related to how many addresses are bouncing? (There
were 20-30)..

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