[Mailman-Users] What Happened To The Message?

Hunter Hillegas lists at lastonepicked.com
Fri Jun 3 17:16:07 CEST 2005


It showed up in the 'vette' log about 30 minutes later...

Strange, I've been sending to this list for awhile and it was discarded as
coming from a non-member.

I'm not sure what the hell changed here.

> From: Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>
> Organization: Not Very Much
> Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005 07:47:48 -0700
> To: Hunter Hillegas <lists at lastonepicked.com>, Mailman
> <mailman-users at python.org>
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] What Happened To The Message?
> Hunter Hillegas wrote:
>> I can understand it taking a long time to process since the list is so large
>> but I guess I would expect to see a log entry, a lock, a qfile... Something
>> to indicate that the message didn't disappear into the ether.
> That's correct. If the message were still in process, there would be at
> least one qfiles/ entry for it.
> If you haven't, you might check the 'vette' log.
> Otherwise, is it possible that the post contained a
> X-BeenThere: <list address>
> header. If the post was a reply or otherwise created from a prior post,
> it might have contained this. Most MUAs will remove it from a reply,
> but depending on how the message was created, it may have contained
> this header which would cause Mailman to ignore the post.
> Otherwise, I'm out of ideas.
> --
> Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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