[Mailman-Users] One mail-list does not archive

Tom Kavanaugh tomnaugh at gmail.com
Fri May 5 20:59:22 CEST 2006


Pls ignore my message.
I realized that the alias for the mail-list was pointing to the wrong
I corrected that, and everythign is fine.

Brad, thanks for sharing your experience.
I will know what to look if I run into this similar problem.


On 5/4/06, Brad Knowles <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org> wrote:
> At 11:49 AM -0700 2006-05-04, Tom Kavanaugh wrote:
> >  I am seeing a peculiar problem, which I want to share with the mailman
> >  community.
> >  One of my mail-lists just stopped archiving suddenly on April 25th.
>         I would be willing to bet that you've run into a message with
> some unusual characters or character sets, and this has caused all
> further archive processing to stop for that list.
>         I've seen this before.  What I had to do was to find the
> offending message in the appropriate queue directory, then move that
> aside, and reload Mailman to get it to start processing archives
> again.
>         I'm pretty sure that Mark has some instructions that he has
> posted on this subject which can be found in the archives of the
> mailman-users list, and that his instructions will be much more clear
> than what I tried to describe above.
> --
> Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
> "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
> temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
>      -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
>      Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
>   LOPSA member since December 2005.  See <http://www.lopsa.org/>.

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