[Mailman-Users] Start qrunner on ElCapitan (MacOS X Server)

mailman-admin mailman-admin at uni-konstanz.de
Tue Oct 18 09:50:42 EDT 2016

Am 18.10.2016 um 10:57 schrieb Matthias Schmidt via Mailman-Users:
> Hello,
> I’m trying to start mailman on startup with ElCapitan.
> I tried a plist in LaunchDaemons - that was working in the past with the command:
> /usr/local/mailman/bin/mailmanctl -s start
> this produces now the error:
> Service only ran for 2 seconds. Pushing respawn out by 8 seconds
> the error log says:
> The master qrunner lock could not be acquired because it appears as if another
> master qrunner is already running
> So it starts, creates a lock as localhost … and then it tries to start again.
> than I created a startup script as described here:
> https://developer.apple.com/library/content/documentation/MacOSX/Conceptual/BPSystemStartup/Chapters/StartupItems.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/10000172i-SW9-CJBBHDII
> and it does … nothing
> the only thing which works currently is starting it manually with sudo
> and this is kind of inconvenient
> I installed mailman manually without using macports or something like that.
> I hope someone on the list can share some insight here.

Do you shutdown mailman cleanly?
If not, you leave a pid file behind, which will prevent mailman from

Kind regards,
Christian Mack

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