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Re: New anti-spam extension enabled on GCC Bugzilla
- From: Richard Biener <richard dot guenther at gmail dot com>
- To: FrÃdÃric Buclin <LpSolit at netscape dot net>
- Cc: GCC Mailing List <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>, overseers at sourceware dot org
- Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:05:53 +0200
- Subject: Re: New anti-spam extension enabled on GCC Bugzilla
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On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 12:50 AM, FrÃdÃric Buclin <LpSolit@netscape.net> wrote:
> I just enabled an extension on GCC Bugzilla which automatically disables
> reporter's account if their bugs are marked as INVALID and are in the
> 'spam' component. So if you have enough privileges on GCC Bugzilla to
> close a bug as INVALID and to move it in the 'spam' component (in the
> 'gcc' product), you can help disabling these user accounts. It doesn't
> matter if the bug is closed as RESOLVED or CLOSED. What matters is the
> INVALID resolution. Note that you won't see any notification that the
> account has been disabled. That's expected. :)
> I re-enabled user account creation a few minutes ago, and already 2 new
> accounts have been created. Both are spammers. I have disabled them already.
> Note that my extension only disables reporters. It doesn't disable
> commenters who are also spammers (because we have no way to mark a
> comment as spam yet. This feature will come with Bugzilla 5.0). For
> them, admins will have to disable these accounts manually:
> You type the email address of the user you want to find, then click on
> it and type some text in the "Disable text" field. You can also click
> the "Bugmail Disabled" checkbox to prevent the spammer from getting any
> new bugmail. Do not forget to click the "Save Changes" once you are done.
I wonder what privileges are necessary to be able to do that. Certainly
I don't see that "Disable text" field.
And the spamming continues...
> Good luck!
> PS: Do not hesitate to email me if there is something wrong with my