[Mailman-Users] duplicate post

Richard Barrett R.Barrett at ftel.co.uk
Thu Oct 24 18:51:02 CEST 2002

At 16:41 24/10/2002, sean pambianco wrote:

> > Just a sanity check, you haven't got any umbrella lists that could be
> > causing this have you?
> >
> > If not, the issue is whether it is Mailman sending things out multiple
> > times or your MTA.
> >
> > I'd try to verify from the MTA log (?var/log/mail ?) whether Mailman is
> > passing the duplicates to the MTA or not.
> >
> > If Mailman isn't passing the MTA duplicates then suspect the MTA; for
> > instance, I'm told that there are circumstances when Sendmail will send out
> > duplicates.
>No umbrella lists.  I'm running postfix as the MTA.
>I'll check the logs.  Question, if qrunner got started via cron before the
>previous cron start finished could that possible resend the post to the
>list again?

Not likely. I'd expect any qrunner started by cron while another was still 
running to log 'Could not acquire qrunner lock' in the $prefix/logs/qrunner 
log and exit.

When these problems occur does anything indicative show up in Mailman's 
post, smtp, smtp-failure or error logs?

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