[Mailman-Users] periodic shunts might have been undetected bad bounce_matching_headers
mark at msapiro.net
Mon Aug 28 21:19:53 EDT 2017
On 08/25/2017 06:29 AM, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> Hi mailman-users at python.org
> I hope I may have solved some postings being shunted on a few of my lists,
> necessitating occasional
> cd /usr/local/mailman; unshunt qfiles/shunt
> I discovered 3 lists had missing '\n', shown with
> cd /usr/local/mailman/lists; config_list -o - ListName
> bounce_matching_headers = """# Lines that *start* with a '#' are comments.
What is the rest of this up to the terminating """?
> Fixed with
> cd /usr/local/mailman/lists ; config_list -o ~/tmp/ListName ListName
> vi ~/tmp/ListName ; config_list -i ~/tmp/ListName ListName
> & I hope the shunting will stop.
> I did autopsy snapshots of /usr/local/mailman before & after last unshunt,
> if anyone feels like telling me what to look for.
What is the traceback from the 'shunt' message in Mailman's error log?
> Unfortunately the corrupt bounce_matching_headers lines in configuration
> were undetected by these automatic checks
> cd /usr/local/etc/rc.d; ./mailman stop ; ./mailman start
> cd /usr/local/mailman/lists ; ../bin/check_db -a
> cd /usr/local/mailman/lists ; ../bin/check_perms
If bounce_matching_headers contains an invalid line, there should be
entries in Mailman's 'config' log like
'bad bounce_matching_header line: LISTNAME
bad regexp in bounce_matching_header line: LISTNAME
REGEXP (cause: ERROR)
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