[Mailman-Users] Uncaught bounce notifications stop working

Mubashir Cheema cheema at cheema.com
Fri Jan 12 11:40:17 CET 2007

It appears that BounceRunner was indeed dying and I was suffering from this bug:


I have upgraded my mailman installation to v 2.1.9 and hope that this will fix
the problem.



On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 08:12:18AM -0800, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> ----- Original Message ---------------
> Subject: [Mailman-Users] Uncaught bounce notifications stop working
>    From: Mubashir Cheema <cheema at cheema.com>
>    Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 05:45:01 -0800
>      To: mailman-users at python.org
> >
> >I have a strange problem with a mailman installation on a new server that I have not experienced before.  Sometimes mailman will forward me bounced emails that it cannot process automatically.  Other times mailman's bounce processer seems to get stuck.  It accumulates these emails until I restart the server.  Then it sends me hundreds of these.  I have not been able to figure out why it gets stuck.  I have been unsuccessful in reproducing the problem.
> It seems that perhaps BounceRunner is dying so the bounces are queued
> but not processed until you restart.
> Check Mailman's 'qrunner' and 'error' logs for clues as to why this is
> happening. Possibly some malformed spam is being sent to the -bounces
> address and causing problems for BounceRunner.
> -- 
> 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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