[Mailman-Users] single list has ceased delivery and nothing in error log

Tokio Kikuchi tkikuchi at is.kochi-u.ac.jp
Fri Feb 13 04:52:25 CET 2004


michael dunston wrote:

> A list that has been running for almost a year ceased delivery of
> messages about a week ago, due to the 
>     'UnicodeError: ASCII encoding error: ordinal not in range(128)' 
> problem.  The last time this happened with a list I was able to manually
> remove the offending message (in mailman/lists/THELIST/digest.mbox) and
> run bin/unshunt but this time there is no digest.mbox file in the list
> directory.  Is there somewhere else to look for the message causing this
> error?  Where are messages queued when shunting 'sticks' a list?  

it's in qfiles/shunt

> I have updated to 2.1.4, applied the scrubber.py.patch and run
> bin/check_perms -f and bin/unshunt.  This list is still 'stuck' (not
> delivering messages) yet there is nothing being logged in logs/error
> anymore.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  THanks..

Do not forget bin/mailmanctl restart.
if it's not still in qfiles/shunt, then the message was processed.
(if it is sent to digest.mbox or archive, then it is not delivered)

Tokio Kikuchi, tkikuchi@ is.kochi-u.ac.jp

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