Stephen P Potter <email@example.com> writes:
# Strange sunspot activity caused firstname.lastname@example.org (Bill Silvert) to write
# | This message is being processed at the rate of about two commands per
# | hour. It should take about three days for all 160 users to be
# | unsubscribed!
# One thing I did find out about my slowdown is that the directory where the
# log file was being written didn't have the proper permissions. (Majordomo
# wasn't reporting that at the time). Once I figured that out, things
# started to speed up. Now, requests are almost instantanious.
Yeah, that would definitely explain a major slowdown. Majordomo would
try to lock the log file (by creating a lock file in the directory
with the log file) for 10 minutes for each log message, before giving
up. It's typically going to log one log message for each command in
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