On Thu, 20 May 2010 11:03:25 -0400 (EDT)
Seth Vidal <skvidal(a)fedoraproject.org> wrote:
in /var/lib/mailman/data/ there are an ass-tonne of messages held
in various approval queues.
This morning there were a total of 21778 messages waiting for various
lists. Some of them are NOT young.
Since they are just files that live in that dir - how would folks
feel about setting a 2-month limit? If a message is not
approved/discarded/rejected/etc by the mailing list admin w/i 2months
then tmpwatch it away?
it, ultimately, makes mailman run better.
Sounds fine to me.
I personally go through and deal with all the lists I admin on a daily
basis. It might be worth asking folks to consider adding moderators or
admins to lists they never find time to moderate, or adjusting their
Do we have some way of sending an email to '*-owners' ?
If so, we could ask them to consider adding moderators, or adjusting
settings so this is not such a problem, and also we could tell them
that we will autoremove after 2 months or whatever.