[Mailman-Users] qrunner lock

Marc MERLIN marc_news at vasoftware.com
Thu Feb 28 20:54:05 CET 2002

On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 07:48:45PM +0000, Michael Johnson wrote:
> More importantly, how to prevent such things as future occurences. 
> Certainly, manually checking and removing the lock may work on a per 
> instance basis, but, in reality, it appears less than ideal. This problem 
> happens way to frequently. Would changing the frequency depending the 
> system of qrunner cron alleviate difficult locks? Is this a race condition 
> issue with qrunner?

Unless you  are having  crashes (like  a bad  message crashing  qrunner), in
which case, it should show up in your mailman logs (~mailman/logs/), qrunner
doesn't just casually die and leave a lock behind.
At least, it doesn't on my sites.

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