[Mageia-sysadm] Packages-commits sending too many emails, cannot unsubscribe

Anssi Hannula anssi at mageia.org
Tue Jan 15 09:11:03 CET 2013

14.01.2013 04:40, Anssi Hannula kirjoitti:
> 14.01.2013 04:24, Anssi Hannula kirjoitti:
>> Hi!
>> It seems gmail has started throttling my incoming email and sending back
>> bounces due to too many incoming emails.
>> I figured this must be due to the huge amount of markreleases on
>> packages-commits lately due to the mass rebuild, each of the
>> markreleases generating 4 emails.
>> So I tried to unsubscribe temporarily and possibly resubscribe with a
>> different email address. Unfortunately, https://ml.mageia.org/l/lists
>> said that I'm not subscribed on packages-commits@ (among others) with my
>> identity account.
>> So I went directly to the list page, and tried to unsubscribe
>> "anssi.hannula at iki.fi", and it said that no such subscriber exists.
>> After that I tried to unsubscribe "anssi at mageia.org", but got HTTP 500
>> Internal Server Error, and it seems I can no longer access even
>> "https://ml.mageia.org/l/lists", I just get HTTP 500 every time.
>> According to the email headers it is indeed "anssi.hannula at iki.fi" that
>> is subscribed to the list, though.
>> I also tried sending the unsubscribe email command, but it seemingly had
>> no effect.
> OK, it actually had an effect (slight delay with outgoing SMTP), but it
> was not successful:
> Command has been rejected:
>> unsubscribe packages-commits
>   you are not allowed to perform this action.
>> Can someone with admin access please unsubscribe me from
>> packages-commits@, or alternatively add a filter for the markrelease
>> messages?

Ping? Seems I am still subscribed.

Thankfully the mass rebuild is now over, though, and I've now mostly
received the emails that weren't accepted by gmail during the rebuild...

Anssi Hannula

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