[Mailman-Users] qrunner error
myron at cs.moravian.edu
Fri Oct 26 13:58:41 CEST 2007
On Oct 25, 2007, at 5:54 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Myron Kowalski wrote:
>> I noticed that messages were not going out to my mailing lists. When
>> I restarted mailman, this comes up. Any mail sent to the list is
>> being archived,
>> but is not going to the members.
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "/users/mailman/bin/qrunner", line 270, in ?
>> File "/users/mailman/bin/qrunner", line 230, in main
>> File "/users/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 65, in run
>> filecnt = self._oneloop()
>> File "/users/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Runner.py", line 93, in _oneloop
>> msg, msgdata = self._switchboard.dequeue(filebase)
>> File "/users/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Switchboard.py", line 156, in
>> data = self._ext_read(dbfile)
>> File "/users/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Switchboard.py", line 262, in
>> dict = marshal.load(fp)
>> ValueError: bad marshal data
>> I'm running mailman 2.1.9 and python 2.3.4.
> Something is wrong here because the line numbers in Switchboard.py
> like Mailman 2.1.4, and that was the last version of Switchboard.py
> that had those statements in it anywhere.
I was wrong on the version. I downloaded 2.19 but didn't install it
yet, so I am
> Presumably, this is OutgoingRunner encountering the problem, because
> IncomingRunner and ArchRunner both have to work for messages to be
> The problem may be as simple as some spurious file in qfiles/out
> with a
> .db extension. If there are .pck files in qfiles/out, and one .db
> file, try moving the .db file aside.
I pretty ignorant as to what qfiles/out is all about. I checked and
there are 1782 .pck files
and 1781 .db files. I assume these are messages that have accumlated
and can't be delivered
and one of them is causing the problem. How do I find the one?
> 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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