[Mailman-Users] Changing bounce_score_threshold punts subscribers?

Jim Tittsler jwt at OnJapan.net
Fri Nov 19 07:04:36 CET 2004

On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 02:09:24PM -0500, Bryan Fullerton wrote:
> Why wasn't their bounce score determined to be stale and discarded?
> bounce_info_stale_after is set to 3 (was set to 7 until last night).

The cron/disabled task doesn't consider the "staleness" of the
bounces.  (The comments say it is intentionally done to catch the
case where the bounce threshold was reduced after someone has
started bouncing.  I suspect this is a bug, since the bouncer
only seems to purge "stale" info when a new bounce is

> Why was it logged that they were disabled due to a probe bounce when
> that wasn't the case? My mail server is pretty quick, but I can't see

The same log message is used in the normal course of events
when someone is disabled by the probe bounces.  The special
case of the threshold being reduced after someone has started
bouncing reuses that code (and flags the reason for disabling
the subscriber with the same code, BYBOUNCE).

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