[Mailman-Users] mail comes in, never goes out

Dan Langille dan at langille.org
Thu Feb 5 17:06:43 CET 2004

On 5 Feb 2004 at 0:23, Dan Langille wrote:

> Hi folks.
> I'm running mailman-2.1.3 with postfix-2.0.16,1 on FreeBSD 4.9.  
> Mailman was installed a few months ago.  A few days ago, mail stopped 
> being delivered.  Viewing /var/log/maillog, I can see the mail is 
> coming in, but never being delivered:

This appears to be a known problem: http://www.mail-
archive.com/mailman-developers at python.org/msg06317.html

But the patch provide there does not fix the problem.  After 
patching, running unshunt gives this in mailman/log/error:

Feb 05 07:57:07 2004 (27060) Dequeuing message destined for missing 
list: planners
Feb 05 07:57:07 2004 (27060) Uncaught runner exception: Empty module 
Feb 05 07:57:07 2004 (27060) Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 110, in 
    self._onefile(msg, msgdata)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 160, in 
    keepqueued = self._dispose(mlist, msg, msgdata)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/IncomingRunner.py", line 
130, in _dispose
    more = self._dopipeline(mlist, msg, msgdata, pipeline)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/IncomingRunner.py", line 
153, in _dopipeline
    sys.modules[modname].process(mlist, msg, msgdata)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Handlers/ToDigest.py", line 90, in 
    send_digests(mlist, mboxfp)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Handlers/ToDigest.py", line 131, 
in send_digests
    send_i18n_digests(mlist, mboxfp)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Handlers/ToDigest.py", line 304, 
in send_i18n_digests
    msg = scrubber(mlist, msg)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Handlers/Scrubber.py", line 311, 
in process
    t = t.encode(charset, 'replace')
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/encodings/__init__.py", line 84, in 
    globals(), locals(), _import_tail)
ValueError: Empty module name
Dan Langille : http://www.langille.org/
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