[Mailman-Users] Mailman/qrunner dies after 50 weeks

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Sep 2 21:41:13 CEST 2005

Brad Knowles wrote:

>At 8:17 AM -0400 2005-09-01, Tom Limoncelli wrote:
>>  Would it be worth it to do a "mailmanctl" every 49 weeks as a preventive
>>  measure?  Is there a recommended way to automate this?  I'm concerned
>>  that I might not remember to do it in July 2006.  I might be traveling then.
>>  Is this a common problem with mailman?  Should I be concerned?
>	Well, it's the first I've heard of such a problem, but I wouldn't 
>be too surprised that there was some sort of a 48-52 week bug.

I think there was a report on this list a while back that someone's
qrunners died after some time that turned out to be due to his OS
killing some processes that ran too long.

There might be more info in Mailman's qrunner log to help understand
why they quit.

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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