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Re: db.debian.org (and related infrastructure) updates

On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 03:14:45PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 05:34:28AM -0800, Ryan Murray wrote:
> [...]
> > The mail gateway, web scripts, and userdir-ldap command line interface
> > have all been updated to deal with the new fields.

> Thanks Ryan. As usual, you do the right thing. I'm still sad that we all
> have to wait for you to get sufficient free time slots to do these kinds
> of things, but hey.

> I should note that the mail bot is a wee bit too simple when processing
> the new mailRBL field; I did this:

> % echo mailrbl sbl.spamhaus.org | gpg --clearsign | mail -s mailrbl change@db.debian.org
> % echo mailrbl list.dsbl.org | gpg --clearsign | mail -s mailrbl change@db.debian.org

> which resulted in only the latter being in the mailRBL field in the LDAP
> database. It works when both settings are specified in a single batch.
> I figure it's a consequence of the ldapmodify default changetype being
> 'replace'. I suppose that's a sane default, but it could still be a bit
> confusing to people who don't know/notice.

Nothing new here, this is how the mail gateway has handled debian.net DNS
entries for years.  (If it didn't do it this way, how would you have the
gateway *delete* old entries?)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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