[Mailman-Users] mail message to list disappears

Peter STUMPF Peter.STUMPF at unoosa.org
Wed Jan 18 19:47:43 CET 2012

thanks for the reply!
Looks like I missed a '1'. I'm actually using 2.1.11

The fault was repeatable - I had sent many messages to the address, but always had the same problem.

I've checked the whole qfiles folder - besides the 'bad' subfolder, everything is empty, so there's nothing in the 'shunt' folder.
The file in the 'bad' is rather old and I know that the mailing list was working at that time.


Peter Stumpf

-----"Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org> wrote: -----
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org>
Date: 01/18/2012 06:13PM
Cc: mailman-users at python.org
Subject: [Mailman-Users] mail message to list disappears

Peter STUMPF writes:

 > *	version of mailman: 2.1.1

Did you write that correctly?  That's very old.

 > The message just disappeared.

Was it just one message, or is the fault repeatable?

 > I went to the logs of exim and found the message had been processed
 > correctly.
 > In the logs of mailman instead, I couldn't find anything which would
 > tell me about the existence of the mail message.

Look and see if there's anything in the qfiles/shunt directory
(usually in /var/lib/mailman/, I believe).  While you should normally
get some information in the Mailman logs, I have seen Unicode errors
where the message got shunted and somehow nothing was logged (but only
in versions of Mailman < 2.1.10 or so, so my question about your
version matters).

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