[Python-Dev] Cron <docs at dinsdale> /home/docs/build-devguide

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Dec 23 00:13:44 CET 2012


On 12/22/2012 3:46 PM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Dec 22, 2012, at 03:36 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:

> Actually, I made docs at dinsdale.python.org an acceptable alias so these
> messages won't just fill up the hold queue of the list.  It did get the
> problem fixed, didn't it? ;)

It solved the admin problem for we two, but over 100(?) people, 
including me, got a slew of bogus checkin messages.

> I don't remember the previous conversation.  If folks really don't want those
> messages hitting the checkins list, then errors should probably be sent to
> some address that can do something about the problem when they occur.  Maybe
> that's not docs at dinsdale.python.org, or maybe that alias should point
> somewhere else (is that address ever used in the good path?).  I have no idea
> where that address is used.
>
> As for the noise issue, well, I hope such failures shouldn't happen very
> often.  We can set up an auto-discard, but then I worry that problems will
> just go unnoticed for days.

They should be sent to the small group of people who can usefully 
respond to them.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy



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