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FS#50866 - Don't send signoff reports to aur-general

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by David Phillips (phillid) - Thursday, 22 September 2016, 08:52 GMT
Last edited by Florian Pritz (bluewind) - Sunday, 29 January 2017, 00:06 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Web Sites
Status Closed
Assigned To Angel Velasquez (angvp)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


I would like to propose to send automated mailings of signoff reports for [community-testing] to a different list than aur-general.

I'm not convinced that aur-general is an appropriate list for these reports.
Rather than many subscribers filtering these emails out to bin, I'm sure it would be a better solution to send these reports to another, more appropriate, email list.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Florian Pritz (bluewind)
Sunday, 29 January 2017, 00:06 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  We stopped sending signoff reports altogether so this is resolved.
Comment by Allan McRae (Allan) - Thursday, 22 September 2016, 09:25 GMT
Why do these emails even exist?
Comment by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Friday, 23 September 2016, 15:46 GMT
For the same reason signoff reports for [testing] are sent to arch-dev-public.

No idea.
Comment by Daniel M. Capella (polyzen) - Saturday, 24 September 2016, 08:16 GMT
Considered splitting off signoff reports and integrity checks to another list?
Comment by David Phillips (phillid) - Friday, 14 October 2016, 04:28 GMT
Who takes care of the system that is sending them? Perhaps they could weigh in on their purpose.
Comment by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Friday, 14 October 2016, 15:22 GMT
That's the question. I'm going to take a guess.
Comment by Florian Pritz (bluewind) - Friday, 14 October 2016, 15:29 GMT
I believe Angel takes care of archweb development nowadays, thought I'm not exactly sure how much development is happening.
Comment by Angel Velasquez (angvp) - Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 16:47 GMT
Disclaimer: Not defending any position here, just trying to recreate why it exists and what can we do.

In the past community and aur were handled just by the TUs, and actually community wasn't considered an official repo .. now the reality is different(I'm speaking of back 10~ years ago or so), and is not the case today.

I think I agree with Allan and we should remove these e-mails, at all, I will do a patch later this week and will add it, but if someone want to do it first or want to discuss, this is the place and the moment. Let me know your input