[SciPy-Dev] Scipy.org is down + question about "topical software"

Ognen Duzlevski ognen@enthought....
Wed Aug 8 10:05:39 CDT 2012


Hello,

On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 4:09 AM, Andreas Hilboll <lists@hilboll.de> wrote:
> I also get the "too many links" error. However, I doubt it's related to
> the page's contents, and therefore I don't think reducing the number of
> hyperlinks on the page will make the error go away.
>
> The stack trace my browser shows me says that the "too many links" is
> raised by a call to os.mkdir, so it must be a problem of the webserver's
> filesystem.
>
> Can the admins check how many files are in the directory
> /home/scipy/wiki/data/pages/? I suspect it's more than the file systems
> limitation (2^15 in case of ext2/3, IIRC).
>
> Maybe Moinmoin doesn't clean orphaned Backups from that directory
> automatically, and a cronjob could help?

You are right, there are a LOT of files in there, mostly spam. Here is
a sampling:

drwxrwx---  3 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
kingfisher(2d)red(2d)airline(2d)website(2d)161(2f)MoinEditorBackup
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
kingfisher(2d)red(2d)airline(2d)website(2d)161
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
indigo(2d)airlines(2d)office(2d)in(2d)chennai(2d)188
drwxrwx---  3 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
japan(2d)airlines(2d)ticket(2d)confirmation(2d)11(2f)MoinEditorBackup
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
japan(2d)airlines(2d)ticket(2d)confirmation(2d)11
drwxrwx---  3 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
indian(2d)airlines(2d)economy(2d)fares(2d)18(2f)MoinEditorBackup
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
indian(2d)airlines(2d)economy(2d)fares(2d)18
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
97(e788b1)xxoo(2ce5b0b1e58ebbe788b1)97(2e)com(2b)www(2e)360jqsplts(2e)cn(2b)97(e5b0b1e58ebbe788b1e69c80e696b0e7bd91e59d80)
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
97(e788b1e79a84e69c80e696b0e7bd91e59d80)www(2e)360jqsplts(2e)cn(e889b2)97(e788b12c)97(e788b1e7bd91e7ab99)
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
97(e788b1e69c80e696b0e7bd91e59d80)www(2e)360jqsplts(2e)cn97(e788b1e7bd91e59d80)
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
7(e788b1e69c80e696b0e7bd91e59d802c)97(e788b1e7bd91e59d80)www(2e)360jqsplts(2e)cn97(e788b1e79a84e69c80e696b0e7bd91e59d80)
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009 knocked
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
(e7be8ee5a5b3e8a3b8e4bd93)www(2e)360jqsplts(2e)cn(e5a5b3e4b88be983a8e8a3b8e4bd93e585a8e8baabe785a7e59bbe)
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009 Ningbo(2b)Tourism
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009
(e6bf80e68385e783ade8889e)www(2e)360jqsplts(2e)cn(e6bf80e68385e4baa4e58f8b2ce6bf80e68385e78987)
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009 dgjingheng(2b)screw
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 16  2009 cement(2b)mixer
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 15  2009 wow(2b)gold(2d2d)aggressor(2b)Ottawa
drwxrwx---  2 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 15  2009 (e89b8be9a5bce8a5bfe696bd)
drwxrwx---  3 scipy scipy 4096 Jul 15  2009
fluid(2d)restriction(2d)airlines(2d)62(2f)MoinEditorBackup

I don't know much about MoinMoin - can I delete all directories with
the word "Backup" ending them?

Thanks,
Ognen


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