[Mailman-Users] mailman has just stopped sending out mail to allmailing lists

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Mon Nov 27 01:09:37 CET 2006

Dirk Koopman wrote:
>There are a load of files in qfiles/shunt and the error file
>has an entry such as this for each one:-
>Nov 26 23:21:11 2006 (5936) SHUNTING: 1162300907.5600309+1c331d7faf6a2e50689a211b17979b4a3d787b14
>Nov 26 23:21:11 2006 (5936) Uncaught runner exception: 'str' object has no attribute 'get_sender'
>Nov 26 23:21:11 2006 (5936) Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 112, in _oneloop
>    self._onefile(msg, msgdata)
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 162, in _onefile
>    sender = msg.get_sender()
>AttributeError: 'str' object has no attribute 'get_sender'
>Tried doing a show_qfile and I get this:-
>./show_qfiles ../qfiles/shunt/1162300907.5600309+1c331d7faf6a2e50689a211b17979b4a3d787b14.pck
>====================> ../qfiles/shunt/1162300907.5600309+1c331d7faf6a2e50689a211b17979b4a3d787b14.pck
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "./show_qfiles", line 95, in ?
>    main()
>  File "./show_qfiles", line 88, in main
>    sys.stdout.write(msg.as_string())
>AttributeError: 'str' object has no attribute 'as_string'

You could try bin/dumpdb instead.

>The relevant .pck is attached.

And removed by content filtering.

See the entire thread containing
for some discussion and a workaround.

I would really like to understand why this is happening, but I'm not
sure if we can. Could you send me off-list one of the shunted .pck
files and copies of Mailman/Queue/Switchboard.py and scripts/post.
I'll see what I can determine.

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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