[aur-general] flood of package adoption emails

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Fri Oct 26 14:21:46 UTC 2018

On 10/26/18 9:09 AM, Robin Broda via aur-general wrote:
> On 10/26/18 10:36 AM, Johannes Wienke wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> yesterday I received about 10 email notifications that my package
>> pass-git-helper-git was adopted by some random user, differing in each
>> email. Yet, the web interface shows myself as the maintainer and I never
>> opened the package for adoption. Does anyone know what is going on here?
>> I can provide such an email for debugging purposes if necessary.
>> Johannes
> There's (was?) a bug that caused these wrong mails to be generated,
> it has supposedly been fixed though apparently the fix doesn't work either

The bug is that
only fixed things for the ssh interface, which, well, in retrospect does
not help for the web notifications.

Now tracked as https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/60601 and hopefully fixed
for good.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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