[SciPy-dev] Scipy server suffering again...

Andrew Straw strawman@astraw....
Sun Jan 13 22:32:23 CST 2008

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 <fperez.net@gmail.com> 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.
> Travis
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