[Mailman-Users] Re: mailmanctl -s

Vivek Khera khera at kcilink.com
Fri Dec 12 21:53:21 CET 2003

>>>>> "WY" == Will Yardley <william+mm at hq.newdream.net> writes:

>> When the system goes down uncleanly, you *want* manual intervention to
>> ensure things are really ok.  Otherwise, why bother even having that
>> check in place?

WY> In theory, perhaps. But in reality, what we want is for Mailman to
WY> start.

WY> If the system has been rebooted, it's not possible for any processes to
WY> already be running (before the startup script runs), so it seems fairly
WY> unlikely that any stale locks would be significant.

And you know for certain that no other files were corrupted and
horribly broken?  I don't.

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