[Mailman-Developers] Important Mailman 2.1.9 to 2.1.10 upgrade note.
mark at msapiro.net
Sun Apr 27 20:47:07 CEST 2008
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Barry Warsaw wrote:
| On Apr 22, 2008, at 2:44 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
|> Bob Puff at NLE wrote:
|>> +1 on the auto-delete.
|>> David Lee wrote:
|>>> If this is deemed "Important" (for anyone upgrading over the next
|>>> year or
|>>> more), and if this cleaning process is well-defined and capable of
|>>> mechanisation, then might it be worth superseding 2.1.10 with a
|>>> (or 2.1.11 or whatever nomeclature is appropriate) that
|>>> automatically does
|>>> this cleaning?
|> I think this is a good idea. If I had remembered about the unparseable
|> .bak files, and thought it through, I could have added code to
|> bin/update to remove them, and I still can for a fix-up release.
|> Also, In another thread, Barry asked for feedback on "some kind of
|> shunt queue culler cron script". I think this is a good idea, either
|> for a separate cron, or incorporated into one of the existing crons.
|> How about something like a couple of Default config settings like
|> BAD_SHUNT_ARCHIVE_DIRECTORY = None
|> BAD_SHUNT_STALE_AFTER = days(7)
|> With the idea being anything in the 'bad' or 'shunt' queues older than
|> BAD_SHUNT_STALE_AFTER would be discarded or moved to
|> BAD_SHUNT_ARCHIVE_DIRECTORY if it existed.
|> Do people like this idea?
| +1, but I think it should be a separate cron script. Keep 'em small and
I have implemented a cull_bad_shunt cron and a small change to
bin/update to remove any .bak files from qfiles/ on an upgrade.
These changes are revisions 1074 and 1075 in the branch at
Revision 1071 is the 2.1.10 release. Revisions 1072 and 1073 have been
committed to the 2.1 branch and a patch for these changes is on the
sourceforge and GNU download sites.
I would appreciate feedback on the 1074 and 1075 revisions from those
Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California better use your sense - B. Dylan
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