[Mailman-Users] Re: list stopped archiving

Patrik Wallstrom pawal at blipp.com
Tue Apr 2 23:24:42 CEST 2002

On Tue, 02 Apr 2002, Harald Koch wrote:

> > A list on a server that I maintain suddenly stopped updating the
> > pipermail archives a couple of months ago. The mbox file however,
> > contains all messages posted to the list. I don't really know where to
> > begin to look for the potential problem, and the other archives works
> > well. Any suggestions?
> The only problem I've ever had with the mailman archiver is with "From "
> at the beginning of a line in the middle of a message; that confuses the
> mailbox parser. I would edit the .mbox file and then run
> ${prefix}/bin/arch to rebuild the archives.
> (IMHO, it's a bug that mailman wasn't escaping the From when adding the
> message to the .mbox file :-)

Thanks, I'm running the bin/arch stuff now, takes forever on that huge
archive. Meanwhile, what would the correct escaping on the From test
be in the body?

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