On Thu, 21 May 2009, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
Right now FAS constructs email aliases only for accounts that are
This is causing us two problems.
1) We have recently implemented a "bot" status for accounts that makes it so
the account can't be logged into and don't go inactive. This status needs to
be allowed to get email as well.
2) inactive accounts are bouncing mail, not just from the pkgdb which I've
been handling and have a mid-term and long-term plan for fixing but also for
the wiki watch-page function which we currently don't have a good mid-term
plan for. Restoring aliases for inactive accounts seems like the best
short-term solution for this.
Fixing these requires updating the fas server code. Attaching a patch to
hotfix our servers with to do this. The patch has been tested on fas1.stg