[Mailman-Users] Mailman is no longer gatewaying news...

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Wed Nov 12 06:44:17 CET 2008

Huh. That's weird. I could have sworn that gate_news was only used to  
post messages to the newsgroup, and there was a different method for  
handling the newsreading.

Wild. Learn something new every day.

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On Nov 11, 2008, at 9:22 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> Brad Knowles wrote:
>> Grant Taylor wrote:
>>> I just tested and can confirm that Mailman is posting messages  
>>> from the
>>> mailing list to the news group.  So the problem appears to only be  
>>> with
>>> sending messages to the mailing list from the news group.
>> If it had been problems with posting, I would have pointed at your  
>> cron job.
> It is cron/gate_news that reads the news group and posts to the list  
> so
> that is what to check first. Is crond running? Does Mailman's crontab
> run gate_news every 5 minutes?
> -- 
> 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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