[Mailman-Users] confirmation reply bug - another victim

Dan Mick Dan.Mick at west.sun.com
Thu Nov 9 22:32:40 CET 2000

Dan Simoes wrote:
> OK, so after I get chided for not running the latest and greatest,
> I upgraded my mailman to the 2.0rc1.
> I start getting emails from people that they are trying to subscribe but
> cannot, because the confirmation never seems to get through.  I tested
> this, and they are right.

Many of us are not having this problem; my guess is that somehow
some MUAs are sending confirmation replies that screw with mailman somehow.
If *you* can reproduce it, would you mind trying to subscribe to a test
list I'll set up on my latest-CVS server?

> Looking at the list archives, I am not alone.
> I checked the archive and followed the same debugging steps that were
> given to Andreas, with the exact same results - no obvious problems.

Did you also make absolutely certain your cron jobs were right and running?
Did you verify that running qrunner by hand didn't work?

> Thanks.

Sorry; it works for a lot of us, and it's clearly the right thing to do,
but apparently there's still a lurking bug.

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