[SciPy-dev] Scipy server suffering again...
J. Ryan Earl
Mon Jan 14 00:56:05 CST 2008
I suspect I can just find where the spam is being accumulated and delete
it directly from the filesystem.
Andrew Straw wrote:
> I had this issue once before with Mailman, so I suspect the culprit is
> at least potentially Mailman itself timing out on big backlogs... Not
> necessarily directly caused by high server load.
> Travis Vaught wrote:
>> On Jan 13, 2008, at 12:07 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:
>>> On Jan 13, 2008 10:35 AM, Fernando Perez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> I'll keep on trying through the day, and will report if it
>>>> eventually works.
>>> OK, I doubt this is going to work ever, I've gotten 5 '500 internal
>>> error' pages in a row. The server simply can't complete the request,
>>> it seems. The issue is the admin page for ipython-dev, where you
>>> approve/delete held messages. It has tons of held spam that I was
>>> trying to flush and a single message I wanted to approve. I only
>>> visit that page rarely, and if there's a setting to just have mailmain
>>> auto-delete anything that SpamAssassin marks, I'd be OK with that.
>>> But I couldn't find such a setting after looking around a bit, so all
>>> this old spam is accumulating...
>> Same thing happened to me while trying to approve a scipy-dev message
>> the other day ... looks like mailman expects less moderation in our
>> moderation (sorry, couldn't resist). I'll talk with Ryan in the
>> morning to see if there's another way to clean out all the garbage.
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