[Mailman-Users] admin cgi not working

Dominic Hargreaves dominic.hargreaves at magdalen.oxford.ac.uk
Wed Jan 31 23:05:15 CET 2001

On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 01:51:58PM -0800, Dan Mick wrote:
> > [Wed Jan 31 13:38:57 2001] [error] [client] Premature end of    
> > script headers: /home/mailman/cgi-bin/admin
> Since you say there aren't errors in mailman's log, I assume this
> is in the web server's log?  Aren't both Neomail and Mailman
> heavily assisted by the web server?  Are you *sure* Neomail didn't
> change something about the web server configuration, like maybe
> something to do with CGI scripts?

Yes, this is Apache's error_log

> > and then on subsequent loads the page just hangs, and no further errors   
> > are generated. 
> Doubtless because there's a lock file around from the CGI script
> exiting prematurely.

Indeed. Of course, now I try it 6 hours later, it appears to work. No 
changes that I could see.

Gah. Black magic at work, I feel. I'll report back if I have further 


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