[Mailman-Users] Very busy list says send_digests failed, Too many links

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Aug 28 19:19:22 CEST 2009

Ivan Fetch wrote:
>    We had a list get around 30,000 messages today. Eventually, we noticed 
>emails to this list were really piling up in Mailman's "in" queue, and the 
>error log showed a lot of:
>Aug 26 13:44:22 2009 (9443) send_digests() failed: [Errno 31] Too many 
>    I happened to get around this by setting digestable to know, but would 
>like to know how I should perhaps clean up after this. Most of the emails 
>to this list, unfortunately were the result of a run-away program sending 
>emails. Will the next digest cron job die on this many emails and 

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