[Mailman-Users] Help! Digest went nuts!
Chuq Von Rospach
chuqui at plaidworks.com
Tue Jun 5 07:35:47 CEST 2001
On Monday, June 4, 2001, at 10:21 PM, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
>>>>>> "S" == Steph <hergrace at pmeb.org> writes:
> S> Here are some facts: * The digest came out incomplete -- it
> S> broke off in the middle of one of the messages.
> Take a look at Mailman's error log file, $prefix/logs/error to see if
> you're getting any Python tracebacks.
if the log shows nothing, I've seen this before. turns out a user had an
embedded NUL character (ascii 0), and it caused the file I/O routines to
see a premature EOF. Mailman needs to protect itself from this by
stripping weird ascii characters as the messages enter the system...
Chuq Von Rospach, Internet Gnome <http://www.chuqui.com>
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