[Mailman-Users] some messages missing from archive

David Newman dnewman at networktest.com
Mon Mar 30 06:47:00 CEST 2009

On 3/27/09 9:07 AM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> David Newman wrote:
>> On 3/26/09 2:49 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>>> You can also see if this
>>> post in in archives/private/LISTNAME.mbox/LISTNAME.mbox which will
>>> tell you that Mailman tried to archive it. Note that two different
>>> messages should never have the same Message-ID, but ...
>> And the message is the LISTNAME.mbox file.
>> Another post from this same subscriber today also failed to make it into
>> the archive. Any other places to check?
> You can look in the archives/private/LISTNAME/yyyy-mmmm.txt file and
> see if it is there. In fact you can do
>>  grep "COL113-W22FAD79423AE3666EAAE42CC900 at phx.gbl" archives/private/LISTNAME/*.txt
> And see if you can find it in any month's .txt file.
> The archiving code first appends the message to the LISTNAME.mbox file
> and then adds it to the pipermail archive which includes the periodic
> .txt file. If the message gets as far as being appended to
> LISTNAME.mbox, only a processing exception (which should be logged) or
> the message-id already existing in the archive should prevent it's
> being added.
> In fact, you could grep the LISTNAME.mbox for the message-id to see if
> there's a duplicate there.

Pilot error. This poster's messages are in the archive, just not where I
expected them to be in the threaded display. Possibly this is because
the poster replied to some other message and just changed the subject,
but in any event the messages are there.



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