[Mailman-Users] Error running bin/mailmanctl restart

Barry Warsaw barry at list.org
Thu Dec 17 22:12:29 CET 2009

On Dec 17, 2009, at 03:35 PM, Steve Burling wrote:

>At one point, I compared the stock mailmanctl with that from the one Apple 
>distributes with Mac OS X Server.  The only difference was that the 'start' 
>stanza in main() had been cloned as a 'startf' stanza, with a couple of 
>relatively minor changes, primarily (if I remember correctly) to make it 
>not daemonize, since things run from launchd aren't allowed to daemonize. 
>I *think* that that's what's leading to the problem you see -- mailmanctl 
>daemonizes, launchd cleans it up and it respawns, eventually triggering the 

Could someone submit a bug on this here:


I think it would be useful to support a "no-daemonize" option to the
'bin/mailman start' command in Mailman 3.

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