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[Savannah-hackers-public] Re: Mailman "upgrade"

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: [Savannah-hackers-public] Re: Mailman "upgrade"
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2006 21:57:48 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11+cvs20060126

Hi Paul,

There's a small note on:

Joshua and Justin came by #savannah and gave information about the
current issues:

That's a start.


On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 02:40:43PM -0500, Paul D. Smith wrote:
> %% John Sullivan <address@hidden> writes:
>   js> address@hidden writes:
>   >> I'm sorry to say that, unless there's currently some problem with
>   >> the mailing list servers that will be cleared up shortly, I think
>   >> we have to UNDO whatever spam filtering, etc. we currently have
>   >> installed on etc.
>   >> 
>   >> Why?  Because apparently the hardware we have installed is totally
>   >> incapable of delivering mail in anything close to an acceptable
>   >> timeframe with this filtering enabled.
>   js> My understanding is that this delay is the result of the machine
>   js> working through its rather large backlog of messages accumulated
>   js> during the recent downtime, not because of any new spam filtering
>   js> techniques. So there isn't anything to undo, and things should be
>   js> getting better.
> Thanks John, that's good to know... does anyone have any idea WHEN
> they'll be getting better; how much of the backlog is left to clear and
> how quickly is it going through?  I tried to login to the mail server
> but it won't let me :-).
> As far as I can tell email has been wicked slow for many days now: maybe
> as long as week a week or more.  It's hard to imagine what kind of
> backlog we could accumulate that would account for that.
> Actually I don't remember a downtime recently: are you talking about the
> spam blacklisting problem?  Or a real server outage of some kind?  When
> was it and how long did it last?  I'm wondering how much downtime it
> takes to get our servers into this sorry state...

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