Something wonky with the mailing lists

Tushar Teredesai sukucorp at
Wed May 10 10:24:29 PDT 2006

The dreaded message that I received before the lockdown of the
mailings lists is back:

Your membership in the mailing list blfs-support has been disabled due
to excessive bounces The last bounce received from you was dated
10-May-2006.  You will not get any more messages from this list until
you re-enable your membership.  You will receive 3 more reminders like
this before your membership in the list is deleted.

To re-enable your membership, you can simply respond to this message
(leaving the Subject: line intact), or visit the confirmation page at<CONFIRMATION_CODE>

You can also visit your membership page at

On your membership page, you can change various delivery options such
as your email address and whether you get digests or not.  As a
reminder, your membership password is


If you have any questions or problems, you can contact the list owner

   blfs-support-owner at

The problem is that the when I click on the link mentioned, mailman
spits out the following error:

Bad confirmation string
Invalid confirmation string: <CONFIRMATION_CODE>

Note that confirmation strings expire approximately 3 days after the
initial subscription request. If your confirmation has expired, please
try to re-submit your subscription. Otherwise, re-enter your
confirmation string.

There is definitely something wrong with mailman.

Tushar Teredesai
   mailto:tushar at

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