[Mailman-Users] bug in Mailman 2.1.4
mark at msapiro.net
Wed Feb 13 18:03:00 CET 2008
Myron Kowalski wrote:
>One of my users sent me this message that he got when he tried to
>approve a message to
>his list. As far as I can tell, all my other lists, including his, are
>working well. Any help on
>what I should be looking for?
>Bug in Mailman version 2.1.4
>We're sorry, we hit a bug!
>If you would like to help us identify the problem, please email a copy
>of this page to the webmaster for this site with a description of what
>Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/users/mailman/scripts/driver", line 87, in run_main
> File "/users/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/admindb.py", line 166, in main
> if not mlist.NumRequestsPending():
> File "/users/mailman/Mailman/ListAdmin.py", line 147, in
> File "/users/mailman/Mailman/ListAdmin.py", line 82, in __opendb
> self.__db = marshal.load(fp)
The CGI process is being denied sufficient memory for Python to load
the date from lists/<listname>/request.db.
My best guess is this file is huge and there are many held messages for
Look in Mailman's data/ directory for files named heldmsg-<listname>-*.
If there are lots, delete some of the oldest ones with
Use bin/delete instead of just rm so that they will also be removed
If you can't get request.db down to a manageable size in this way, you
may just have to rm it and start over, but this will lose all current
requests from the admindb interface.
Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California better use your sense - B. Dylan
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