[Mailman-Users] shunted messages + not delivering to list members

Mollatt Ntini mollatt at yoafrica.com
Thu Mar 31 04:38:05 CEST 2011

On 31/03/2011 02:59, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> [/snip]
> The lists/LISTNAME/config.pck file for the affected list is corrupted
> in some way. The stored list object in this file has no msg_footer
> attribute. This is an "impossible" error unless you maybe deleted it
> with bin/withlist.
> Can you access the web list admin interface for this list? If you can,
> try to go to the Non-digest options Section and put something in
> msg_footer and Submit. If this works, you can try running bin/unshunt
> to process the shunted messages. Or view the messages in qfiles/shunt
> with bin/show_qfiles and rm the ones you don't want and then run
> bin/unshunt. This may fix the list or get you to the next error.
> If the above doesn't work, you can try
> bin/withlist -l LISTNAME
> and then at the python>>>  prompts enter exactly
>>>> m.msg_footer = ''
>>>> m.Save()
>>>> ^D

This did the trick and I am so thrilled.
> The last is control-D, end of file, not the two characters ^ and D.
> If you can't access the list from the web admin or run bin/withlist,
> you'll have to restore the lists/LISTNAME/config.pck file from the
> last good backup before this started.
Many thanks Mark, have a beautiful day ahead.


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