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Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Nov 3 09:52:07 PST 2003

On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 02:00:26PM +0100, Miguel Mendez wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Nov 2003 01:31:39 -0800
> Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> Hi,
> > It's not nearly as simple as "10 lines of shell script" for various
> > reasons (e.g. bento generates a lot of transient errors that need to
> > be filtered out; not every maintainer will want to receive automated
> > mail from such a system, etc), but it's something that's been on my
> > to-do list for a long time.  I've made some progress towards this
> > recently.
> About the transient errors, that's something I hadn't thought about,
> you're right there. The other issue could be addressed via an opt-in
> scheme. Maintainer A sends an e-mail to an special account that has a
> .forward which processes the e-mail and puts said maintainer in the
> opt-in list.
> That list is later checked when processing the logs. A very rough
> implemenation of a solution modulo the opt-in management and the log
> filtering is attached in this message. I'm by no means a shell script
> guru, but it looks quite simple to implement.

I'm planning to implement it by using a special mailman list and
collecting the addresses periodically.  That way I don't have to
reimplement a mailing-list manager.

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