[RC5] Various blocks still missing..

Zorba the Hutt zorbathut at uswest.net
Wed Jan 22 01:23:06 EST 2003


I'm mostly wondering if there's a way to fix it so it doesn't happen again.
I see these all the time on this mailing list, and never on any others :P
Couldn't it just reject an email if the same email's been sent, oh, in the
last week?

-Zorba

> It was a different subscriber this time, on the other side of the world.
> The timing is apparently just a coincidence.  This 2nd looping
> subscriber has been manually removed from the rc5 list.  If you look
> closely at the Received: lines on the duplicated (later) copies between
> the two incidents you can see the different mailers involved.  In each
> case, someone or some mailer resent mail to the header To: Cc: addresses
> when they should have only been delivering it to a single SMTP envelope
> RCPT.
>
> Thank you for bringing this latest problem to our attention.  Mark Duell
> reported it up on IRC a few hours earlier and it was fixed then.  For
> more information on our IRC channel, see
> http://www.distributed.net/discussion/.  Short form:  #distributed on
> irc.distributed.net.
>
> FYI, the latest problem subscriber has been BCC'd on this message so
> they can see all the fuss they've caused.  :)
>
> Dave Hart
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Zorba the Hutt [mailto:zorbathut at uswest.net]
> Sent: Wednesday 22 January 2003 06:58
> To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> Subject: Re: [RC5] Various blocks still missing..
>
>
> >
> > One subscriber to the list was having problems with their mail routing
> and
> > this issue has been remedied.
> >
>
> Still broken - the entire "Not flushing on Win2k Server" thread
> duplicated
> itself, with all the duplicates sent at 1/21/2003 3:38pm.
>
> Is there any way this can be permanently fixed?
>
> -Zorba
>
>
>
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