[Mailman-Users] Message received by mailman and archives, but won't deliver

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Aug 31 03:28:05 CEST 2007

Mark Sapiro wrote:
>How much time? They should appear almost immediately in qfiles/out/
>unless they've been spending time in qfiles/retry/.

In fact, in a well running Mailman installation qfiles/out/ is normally
empty except for the occasional entry you see for a second or so while
it's waiting to be picked up. (In 2.1.9, it will remain longer as a
*.bak file while it is being processed by

If *.pck files are hanging around in qfiles/out/, either there is a
backlog (probably due to a configuration issue if it persists), or
there is some problem with OutgoingRunner.

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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