[Python-Dev] mail.python.org disruption

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Wed Mar 8 12:20:48 CET 2006

Thomas Wouters wrote:
> [ Mailed to python-dev and python-list, as that should cover most of the
> users ;P ]
> There was a slight disruption on mail.python.org this morning. For about
> three and a half hours, it was rejecting most of its mail with the message:
> Client host [....] blocked using singlehop.dsbl.org; Your mail has been
> rejected because the server you are sending to is misconfigured.
> The error means mail.python.org was using singlehop.dsbl.org as a DNSBL
> list, but that list doesn't exist, so it rejects all mail. Someone (not me
> :) added that blacklist at 08:15 local time (07:15 GMT) and I fixed it at
> 11:46 (10:46 GMT). Blame lingering PyCon-jetlag for me not catching it
> earlier, sorry. About 7759 mails were bounced, although a decent portion of
> them will have been actual spam (of which python.org gets massive amounts.)
> If you sent legitimate mail in that period, and got a bounce back with a
> message like the one above, it's safe to re-send it now.
> Sorry for the inconvenience.

Has this also to do with that http://svn.python.org/ doesn't work?

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