[Mailman-Users] Mail not delivered to one of many lists

Amardeo Sarma sarma at gwup.org
Wed May 4 07:10:37 CEST 2005

Once again regarding mail that is not delivered to a single list 
(shunted to ~/mailman/qfiles/shunt, Mailman 2.1.1), while all others 
continue to work: Perhaps the following info from logs/error are useful:

May 03 17:58:56 2005 (76344) Uncaught runner exception: Incorrect padding
May 03 17:58:56 2005 (76344) Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 105, in _oneloop
     self._onefile(msg, msgdata)
   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 155, in _onefile
     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 82, in 
     send_digests(mlist, mboxfp)
   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Handlers/ToDigest.py", line 123, in 
     send_i18n_digests(mlist, mboxfp)
   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Handlers/ToDigest.py", line 303, in 
     print >> plainmsg, msg.get_payload(decode=1)
   File "/usr/local/mailman/pythonlib/email/Message.py", line 189, in 
     return Utils._bdecode(payload)
   File "/usr/local/mailman/pythonlib/email/Utils.py", line 75, in _bdecode
     value = base64.decodestring(s)
   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.2/base64.py", line 44, in decodestring
     return binascii.a2b_base64(s)
Error: Incorrect padding

May 03 17:58:56 2005 (76344) SHUNTING: 

Any help would be sincerely appreciated.


Amardeo Sarma wrote:
> Hi,
> there is a problem that never happened on our lists so far. Mails to a 
> particular list are not delivered and seem to be queued under:
>   ~/mailman/qfiles/shunt
> Just one list is affected, all others are not. I moved all files under 
> ~/mailman/qfiles/shunt to a temporary directory, but that did not help. 
> New test messages to the list again get stuck in that (same) directory. 
> Mails to other lists do not appear there.
> I am running 2.1.1 using FreeBSD 4.7 with Mailman installed as a port, 
> and sendmail.
> Is there a way to remove the block that apparently is blocking one of 
> many lists only?
> Amardeo Sarma

Amardeo Sarma
sarma at gwup.org

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