[Mailman-Users] two subscription requests

Jim Tittsler jwt at onjapan.net
Wed Apr 13 17:13:49 CEST 2005

On Apr 13, 2005, at 23:08, Rob Shepherd wrote:

> Jim Tittsler wrote:
>> On Apr 13, 2005, at 20:21, Rob Shepherd wrote:
>>> However, when I try and subscribe an address, two confirmation  
>>> requests come through. they have different hashes and my mail log  
>>> shows two different emails
>>> (so it's definatly mailman doing something twice)
>> Do you get two confirmation mails if you subscribe from the web  
>> interface?
>> (If it is only when trying to subscribe via email, I'd look for  
>> broken/superfluous aliases.)
> OK then first off I apologise, I was sending "subscribe" to  
> announce-request and not announce-join. Now it sends only with the  
> correct address.

I think there is something else going on, because the -request address  
should work.  I'd suggest double checking your aliases.   
(~mailman/bin/genaliases can generate the proper list for you.)

> However if I follow the link to confirm and then hit "cancel my  
> subscription request"
> I get a "we're sorry, we've hit a bug" page.

That is a known bug in Mailman 2.1.5.  A patch is available:
or you can upgrade to the Mailman 2.1.6beta version where it has  
already been fixed.

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