Retries of temporary delivery failures can cause excessive activity in OutgoingRunner.

Bug #1762871 reported by Mark Sapiro
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GNU Mailman
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Mark Sapiro

Bug Description

The fix for https://bugs.launchpad.net/mailman/+bug/1729472 will cause OutgoingRunner to continually dequeue and requeue the message after the first 15 minutes if DELIVERY_RETRY_WAIT is greater than 15 minutes. This is because RetryRunner will wake up and requeue the message to be retried in the out queue and from there, when OutgoingRunner determines it's not yet time to retry, it just requeues the message in its own queue.

RetryRunner should wait until DELIVERY_RETRY_WAIT has elapsed before moving the message to the out queue.

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Mark Sapiro (msapiro)
Changed in mailman:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Mark Sapiro (msapiro)
Changed in mailman:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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