[Mailman-Users] Re: [Mailman-Developers] Held messages for approval

Daniel Buchmann Daniel.Buchmann at bibsys.no
Sun Aug 24 19:30:36 CEST 2003

On Wed, 2003-08-20 at 18:16, Kory Wheatley wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I have a question about the removal of held messages, is there a way to
> automatically remove held messages that have been in a mailing list for
> a certain number of days ( I have been going in to /home/mailman/data
> and using the "rm" command on messages that I  know are spam, or a worm
> virus like SOBIG). The reason I ask is, it creates quite a bit of disk
> space when moderators have not gone in and either "approved" or
> "discarded" the held messages, so I would like to have something go in
> and check how long a message has been out there and if it's out there
> past a certain number of days I would like it removed.


I believe you could benefit greatly from Tokio Kikuchi's excellent auto_discard script.
You can find it in the SF patches-tracker under patch id #636412:

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