[Mailman-Users] Mailman message size bug? - How about Python 1.6?

Dan Mick Dan.Mick at West.Sun.COM
Tue Sep 12 04:01:50 CEST 2000

> I just noticed that nobody has really seemed to address this problem of
> "lost attachments 50K +" and them hanging the list.  I have noticed that it
> seems to happen for the versions of mailman deployed under FreeBSD 4.x.
> I was wondering if anybody has compiled mailman against Python 1.6?  Did
> mailman still function as expected?  Did the above mentioned bug seem to be
> fixed?
> I use FreeBSD 4.1, postfix-19991231 patch level 8 - and of course, Python
> 1.5.2.  I have had to remove my Mailman implementation and go back to
> majordomo because this aweful bug was causing me to manually kill qrunner
> because it hangs on anything bigger than about 50K.
> I am willing to tryout patches or any ideas somebody may have :)

Latest Mailman CVS has a patch that might work (released this

See the new smtplib.py

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