[Mailman-Users] unshunt does nothing

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat May 11 13:45:15 EDT 2019

On 5/10/19 12:46 PM, Jason Morrill wrote:
> I have messages accumulating in the qfiles/shunt folder.
> Running unshunt does nothing. Literally.
> No error message, no progress message. The only change I see is the timestamp on the shunted messages is updated to when I ran the unshunt command.

This is because the message is restored to it's original queue and
processed and throws the same exception that occurred before and is
shunted again.

Are there new entries in Mailman's error log when you unshunt?

> This is on Debian 9.6 with Python 2.7.13 and Mailman 2.1.23 , all installed from the Debian package manager.
> BTW - I've been using Mailman for 10+ years on this machine. It's not a new install and these are not new lists.

What changed? Was the Debian package updated?

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