[Mailman-Users] qrunner error
myron at cs.moravian.edu
Fri Oct 26 15:10:57 CEST 2007
On Oct 26, 2007, at 7:58 AM, Myron Kowalski wrote:
> 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
>>> 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
> running 2.1.4.
>> 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?
I found one .pck out of place and move it. Restarted mailman with the
I moved the whole directory out of the way and restarted mailman--
Any other suggestions? I have a lot of users knocking on my door.
>> Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> The highway is for gamblers,
>> San Francisco Bay Area, California better use your sense - B.
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