hotspot-dev seems defunct

Stefan Karlsson stefan.karlsson at
Tue Jun 16 13:18:19 UTC 2020

FWIW, I CC:ed ops at openjdk to the mail Thomas sent yesterday.


On 2020-06-16 14:48, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> Disclaimer: I play no role in mailing list software.
> Not sure this is the right alias - perhaps ops at openjdk?
> On 16/06/2020 4:29 pm, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Me and at least four colleagues at SAP have not received mail from the
>> hotspot-dev mailing list since about six weeks. This issue was somewhat
>> hidden by the fact that cross posted mails still arrive via other
>> subscriptions.
>> This affects recipient addresses from both inside and outside SAP, so 
>> the
>> issue is unlikely to be on our side. We have also not received any of 
>> the
>> usual "excessive bounces" mails and according to Stefan none happened.
> Two weeks ago there was an issue with RedHat folk not getting mail 
> from hotspot-runtime-dev, and it was reported that SAP had previously 
> had a similar issue - and I'm led to believe that in both cases the 
> problem was an email glitch at the receivers end.
> David
> -----
>> Furthermore, the subscription service does not seem to work. I cannot
>> resubscribe, get my password, I cannot even subscribe with a brand 
>> new mail
>> address.
>> At first glance other MLs seem still to work but I did not check every
>> single one.
>> Do others have similar issues or is it just us?
>> This should be really solved. MLs feel unreliable now, and they are the
>> main channel of communication with the OpenJDK community.
>> Could we implement some periodic Ping message to the mailing lists, lets
>> say once per week, to notice earlier when these kind of issues happen?
>> Also, is it possible to resend mails?
>> Thanks, Thomas

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