[Mailman-Users] Race condition with summary moderation screen?
Barry A. Warsaw
barry at python.org
Sat Jan 4 08:03:30 CET 2003
>>>>> "DS" == David Shaw <dshaw at jabberwocky.com> writes:
DS> I just upgraded to 2.1 and noticed an interesting race
DS> condition with the summary version of the moderation page.
DS> Take this timeline:
DS> 1) user at example.com sends 3 messages to the list 2) moderator
DS> visits summary moderation page and sees the 3 messages 3)
DS> user at example.com sends another message to the list 4)
DS> moderator clicks "discard" and submits
DS> The end result is that Mailman discards 4 messages, including
DS> the latest one that the moderator did not get to see.
DS> This does not happen with the old-style "details" version of
DS> the moderation page.
Please submit a SourceForge bug report so this one doesn't get lost.
I haven't verified it, but it seems reasonable. I don't have a fix
readily available, but if you submit the bug report, I'll fix this one
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