[Mailman-Users] goodbye_msg problem?

Heiko Rommel rommel at suse.de
Tue Feb 12 22:42:12 CET 2002

On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Charles Sebold wrote:

> On 26 Shevat 5762, Charles Sebold wrote:
> > When one of our lists has the following as goodbye_msg, it breaks the
> > unsubscribe message.  Some of the headers are inserted _after_ the
> > goodbye message.  Any ideas?  Running Debian's Mailman 2.0.8 from
> > woody.
> No responses from the list, but I found a workaround for now, until I
> learn enough Python to prepare a patch.  (Thank heaven for free
> software!  Without the source I wouldn't have had any idea where to
> start.)
> For goodbye messages to work, start the goodbye message with two blank
> lines.  The web interface appears to drop one of them, and you are left
> with one.  Then goodbye messages will work.
> I guess the algorithm that determines where to put the headers in the
> final outgoing email gets confused, since wrapping the goodbye_msg
> removes the starting CR?  Maybe I'm confused but I think I'm on the
> right track.

Sound to me as there is a concurrency between buffered and unbuffered output,
i.e. on faster systems two blank linkes may not be sufficient.

Maybe I'm wrong ...


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