[Mailman-Users] how can rebuild the heldmsg database? why mailman care?

Barry A. Warsaw barry at wooz.org
Thu Nov 9 20:14:59 CET 2000

>>>>> "EW" == Eric Wang <mrlist at ActiveState.com> writes:

    EW> I deleted some helpmsg from filesystem manually, then the mail
    EW> list web management tools "Tend to pending administrative
    EW> requests" doesn't work anymore. it report some error.  why
    EW> mailman care about that?  how can I rebuid the heldmsg
    EW> database let it work again?  Set "Restrict posting privilege
    EW> to list members?" to no, change it a un-moderated mail list ,
    EW> then change it back will work?

With the current Mailman, if a data/heldmsg-listname-N.txt file is
deleted manually, the next time you hit the admindb page, it'll report
that the file was lost and delete it from the pending requests
database (i.e. it ought to recover gracefully).


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