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From "Carlos Sanchez" <>
Subject Re: (Too) Many mails to repo-maintainers
Date Fri, 01 Aug 2008 12:03:50 GMT
Mails on failed repos are addressed to the list AND the address of the
maintainer. It should be easy to filter the mails to the list that are
not addressed to you, at least with gmail it is pretty easy

On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 1:32 PM, Max Berger <> wrote:
> Dear Repo Maintainers,
> the current repository sync script sends a mail on every failure to the
> repo-maintainers list (which I subscribed because I am a maintainer of
> one of the synched repositories).
> Unfortunately, there is almost always a failure in some reposirtory,
> resulting in a mail every 4 hours. The content of the mails does not
> apply to me but it may, so i have to scan through them periodically to
> find my repo. Since I get too many mails I do this quite infrequently.
> So, needless to say I am not happy with this situation. I am only
> interested in failures pertaining to my repository.
> I don't have a good solution, but here are some ideas:
> - put the name of failed repository in the subject line.
> - send the failed message to the maintainer of the repository rather
> than the full list (which would require an email address for each
> maintainer)
> - send failed messages less frequently
> maybe we can find a feasible solution to this problem.
> Max

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