[Mailman-Users] periodic shunts might have been undetected bad bounce_matching_headers

Julian H. Stacey jhs at berklix.com
Thu Aug 31 09:26:40 EDT 2017

Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On 08/30/2017 05:13 PM, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> > 
> > 2.1.24 has defaults 0 300.  My most troublesome list had max 5/week =
> > 	member_verbosity_threshold:	5
> > 	member_verbosity_interval:	604800		
> > which may have occasionaly triggered correctly, but at least one
> > of the shunted people was someone who very rarely posts so at least that
> > shunt was unintended by traffic criteria.
> With the bug, the shunting will occur whenever a member's moderate flag
> is set for verbosity. The exception occurs after the flag is set in the
> attempt to log the fact.
> Note that with the above settings on the list flagging doesn't require
> >5 posts to this list within a week, but >5 posts combined to all lists
> with member_verbosity_threshold > 0.

I hadn't realised that.  Explains why I saw so many shunts. 
I've reverted my lists to defaults.  Thanks.

Julian H. Stacey, Computer Consultant, BSD Linux Unix Systems Engineer, Munich
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