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

Anssi Hannula anssi at mageia.org
Fri Jan 18 17:44:52 CET 2013

15.01.2013 10:11, Anssi Hannula kirjoitti:
> 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.

Ping for unsubscribe from packages-commits at .

> 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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