[Mailman-Users] "No subject" archive entries found after arch

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Aug 8 08:48:54 CEST 2011

Chad Rebuck wrote:

>I'm moving my list to a new server.  Generating the archive html pages
>from the mbox file caused 26 messages with "No subject" to show up on
>the Aug 2011 archive page.  Most of the posts that make up these
>entries are in the mbox file with a date of 2002 or 2003.  The html
>files are incomplete and contain only fragments of the original
>message.  I didn't notice anything obviously wrong with the mbox
>content in the few messages I tracked down.  Any suggestions on what
>to look for?

Your archives/private/a2-16v-list.mbox/a2-16v-list.mbox file contains
unescaped "From " lines in message bodies.

Use /usr/lib/mailman/bin/cleanarch to find and fix these. Run

/usr/lib/mailman/bin/cleanarch --help for more information.

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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