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  • For What It's Worth: I vote to have the password facilities in Mailman toned down. I would like them removed but at least to make this optional. And definitely to make the "Send Password Reminders ...
    Chuck DaleChuck Dale
    Aug 1, 2000 at 1:12 pm
    Aug 7, 2000 at 7:19 pm
  • Anyone else have problems with the admin pages randomly not responding for some lists? For some reason, every so often the admin page link does not work for various lists. The problem floats around ...
    Michael DunstonMichael Dunston
    Aug 29, 2000 at 12:09 am
    Aug 29, 2000 at 8:10 pm
  • I've now been using Mailman (note no studly caps) for a while so, here are some comments: - I've placed my lists at /lists/ instead of /mailman/ so that required a patch to SecurityManager.py to send ...
    Anand KumriaAnand Kumria
    Aug 30, 2000 at 1:04 am
    Aug 31, 2000 at 2:28 am
  • Hi. I just finished building and installing mailman, but nothing works at all. It's not 404s or 500s, either. My web server says it's serving up 200s hot and fast... but all the pages are the "We've ...
    Jeme A BrelinJeme A Brelin
    Aug 12, 2000 at 1:46 am
    Aug 13, 2000 at 5:39 am
  • Sorry about the off topic post, but has anyone else been spammed with a message "Earn at Least $5,000/Week."? The kind soul that did it was thoughful enough to include References: headers to an email ...
    Matthew FrostMatthew Frost
    Aug 10, 2000 at 8:13 pm
    Aug 17, 2000 at 2:22 pm
  • Hi. OK, I know I had a whole bunch of dumb problems last night, but I think I've got those resolved. I eventually just ripped everything out and reinstalled as the mailman user. That seemed to work ...
    Jeme A BrelinJeme A Brelin
    Aug 13, 2000 at 5:08 am
    Aug 14, 2000 at 12:33 am
  • How do I edit the html for the main /mailman/listinfo url that shows the lists of lists. I tried editing /mailman/templates/listinfo.html but nothing happened. Thanks, Matt
    Matt StarnesMatt Starnes
    Aug 30, 2000 at 2:55 pm
    Sep 5, 2000 at 11:45 pm
  • Greetings. This is a edited version of a post I sent to the developers this morning. No response, so I can only assume no one cares to respond. I searched through my archives. I couldn't search ...
    Brett DikemanBrett Dikeman
    Aug 30, 2000 at 8:44 pm
    Aug 31, 2000 at 7:32 am
  • I have just re-installed our local mailserver, and switched distributions to debian. Previously I had mailman at /home/mailman, but debian installs it at /var/lib/mailman. I copied the list data ...
    Tony HoyleTony Hoyle
    Aug 9, 2000 at 11:10 am
    Aug 17, 2000 at 6:58 pm
  • Folks, I've just released Mailman 2.0 beta 5. This is an important bug fix release that should once and for all solve the "cookie re-authentication" bug. It also fixes a small security hole that ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Aug 2, 2000 at 4:32 am
    Aug 10, 2000 at 7:01 pm
  • I'm using mailman 2.0beta4 and I like to use the administrative pages via https rather than via http. It works, no problem with that. But some links in the pages have http://... hardcoded in them, ...
    Andreas HasenackAndreas Hasenack
    Aug 1, 2000 at 1:22 pm
    Aug 2, 2000 at 8:29 pm
  • Hey, when i open the Subscribers site on /cgi-bin/mailman/roster/thelist i see in the mailaddress from the users a at and not a @. What is the way to change this. bye Elwin
    Elwin EhlersElwin Ehlers
    Aug 24, 2000 at 11:57 am
    Aug 30, 2000 at 6:05 pm
  • How do folks respond to complaints like the one below? In this example with mailman 1.1 using default options the mail addresses in the archives are not obfuscated. Do mailing list archives commonly ...
    John A. MartinJohn A. Martin
    Aug 26, 2000 at 7:47 pm
    Aug 28, 2000 at 9:33 am
  • Hello, I am trying to install mailman and I feel so much has been done so far but the stage I am at now, there is this problem coming up. When I enter: "make install" the installation is failing with ...
    Kasopa Wilbroad ChisangaKasopa Wilbroad Chisanga
    Aug 23, 2000 at 3:48 pm
    Aug 25, 2000 at 4:43 pm
  • hi, would it be possible to add the following feature to mailman? feature: multiple addresses for the same mail list- I'd like to be able to send email to the same list from multiple accounts, ...
    Tom MusgroveTom Musgrove
    Aug 27, 2000 at 11:04 pm
    Aug 28, 2000 at 3:43 am
  • I am currently running mailman2 beta5 running on Freebsd 4.1 stable and using sendmail. When I send email to my lists the messages go to the qfiles directory under mailman and just sit there. ...
    Christopher T. GriffithsChristopher T. Griffiths
    Aug 15, 2000 at 2:34 pm
    Aug 18, 2000 at 10:29 pm
  • We are running Mailman2.0beta4 and I'm noticing the following significant issue. As messages come in, they're dumped into a qfiles/ directory where they're processed sequencially by qrunner. One of ...
    Kambiz AghaiepourKambiz Aghaiepour
    Aug 1, 2000 at 3:29 pm
    Aug 9, 2000 at 7:59 am
  • A list of 40,000 has gotten corrupted and I can't seem to restore it from backup. The error I get from running check_db is "bad marshal data." Both config.db and config.db.last were corrupted. I ...
    Jonah BakerJonah Baker
    Aug 1, 2000 at 2:32 pm
    Aug 6, 2000 at 4:29 pm
  • PS: I found the mails all queued in /users2/mailman/qfiles What now? -- Ralf.Hildebrandt at innominate.de Dipl.-Informatiker innominate AG System Engineer networking people tel: +49.30.308806-62 fax: ...
    Ralf HildebrandtRalf Hildebrandt
    Aug 1, 2000 at 11:17 am
    Aug 2, 2000 at 6:50 am
  • Dear mailman-user, Just installed mailman-2.0beta5 and am testing my first list, which I called mtesta, which I'm glad to report is working fine. However, the welcome message refers me to ...
    Aaryn OlssonAaryn Olsson
    Aug 18, 2000 at 7:25 am
    Aug 21, 2000 at 6:04 pm
  • Hi, I've dug through the archives. I've persued the sources, but I'll be darned if I can find how to change the default digest & volume numbers. This is the last little bit I need to do before ...
    Paul M. MoriartyPaul M. Moriarty
    Aug 20, 2000 at 5:35 pm
    Aug 21, 2000 at 5:48 am
  • I needed to build a machine for mailman for the office, but it was easier to build it at home. So, I installed mailman 2.0beta4 from an RPM (I've got beta5, just haven't installed it yet), and it was ...
    Gregory LeblancGregory Leblanc
    Aug 16, 2000 at 6:29 pm
    Aug 17, 2000 at 4:58 pm
  • Hi there, I just changed from Sendmail to Qmail, was wondering if I needed to change mailman in anyway, for compatability issues, other than recompiling with the New mail-gid that is? Thanks - John ...
    John MacKenzieJohn MacKenzie
    Aug 14, 2000 at 11:01 pm
    Aug 15, 2000 at 6:05 am
  • Hi all, So, this problem with messages with attachments in 2.0b4 and b5 is completely reproducible. Every message with an attachment larger than about 40K hangs the list -- files get added to the ...
    William R. DicksonWilliam R. Dickson
    Aug 10, 2000 at 7:06 pm
    Aug 12, 2000 at 2:23 am
  • Author : Stan Bubrouski Date : August 1, 2000 Package : mailman Versions affected : 2.0beta3 (released: 2000-Jun-28 23:25) 2.0beta4 (released: 2000-Jul-06 21:27) Severity : access to group mailman ...
    Trevor JohnsonTrevor Johnson
    Aug 1, 2000 at 10:19 pm
    Aug 2, 2000 at 5:19 am
  • Can someone please tell me if it is possible to bounce messages which contain certain keywords? I recently switched from Majordomo to Mailman and cannot see how this is done. Chris Smedley.
    .Chris Smedley.Chris Smedley
    Aug 31, 2000 at 5:49 pm
    Aug 31, 2000 at 9:01 pm
  • After failing to install via package and by compiling the source on a system at work, I realized I could test installing 2.0beta5 on a FreeBSD server at home. I still can't create a new list using ...
    Aug 29, 2000 at 1:21 pm
    Aug 29, 2000 at 8:27 pm
  • While I find it very regretable that clobber_date isn't set to 1 by default (i.e. mailman trusts whatever date is thrown at it by the MUA, which often causes completely ludicrous pages in web ...
    Aug 29, 2000 at 12:57 am
    Aug 29, 2000 at 1:45 am
  • Well, I finally gave up trying to get Mailman to run under suexec. I installed another copy of Apache just to handle the mailing lists. So far, I have created a test mailing list and it was able to ...
    Phil BarnettPhil Barnett
    Aug 28, 2000 at 4:09 am
    Aug 28, 2000 at 9:17 pm
  • What I can't figure out is how to remove 1,000 members at once or all of the list members. This would be extremely tedious in the GUI and doesn't look like an option in /mailman/bin/remove_members ...
    Andrea kapitanAndrea kapitan
    Aug 26, 2000 at 10:15 pm
    Aug 28, 2000 at 2:37 am
  • I've created a HOWTO on including SWISH-E searching into list archives. It's available at http://www.valko.org/mailmanswish-e/. The changes are rolled into my 1.1 installation, and I'll upgrade it to ...
    Jack ValkoJack Valko
    Aug 27, 2000 at 7:55 am
    Aug 27, 2000 at 5:21 pm
  • I keep getting a daily Administrative reminder from Mailman about a posting request to a closed mail list. I've checked the posting request; it's spam from a spammer. The message contains a pile of ...
    Aug 18, 2000 at 1:53 am
    Aug 21, 2000 at 3:37 pm
  • Howdy, I was trying to edit a couple of the error messages that Mailman send out - especially the "invalid email" when you sign up on the web page. I can find the strings in the source and change ...
    Harold PaulsonHarold Paulson
    Aug 18, 2000 at 5:29 pm
    Aug 20, 2000 at 5:25 am
  • Hi, I've been using Mailman for awhile, and it was working well on our Redhat Linux box. This week I upgraded the hardware, and put a fresh copy of Mandrake 7.1 on the new machine, and I'm having ...
    Jeffrey KainJeffrey Kain
    Aug 18, 2000 at 7:30 pm
    Aug 18, 2000 at 8:58 pm
  • Is there a way to export the mailman database to a text file or some other format? Jake Kirsch --------------------- Jake Kirsch [w] 212.798.7079 Intern, RSUB.com [c] 646.425.7583 [ R S U B ]
    Jake KirschJake Kirsch
    Aug 4, 2000 at 3:38 pm
    Aug 4, 2000 at 4:18 pm
  • I just upgraded a partially functional Mailman 2.0b2 to 2.0b5 in hopes of fixing some lingering problems. However, now mail won't get sent out to the lists. Looking at /var/log/maillog, it gets ...
    H. Wade MinterH. Wade Minter
    Aug 3, 2000 at 4:10 pm
    Aug 3, 2000 at 4:36 pm
  • Does someone who knows the story about Mandrake and restricted hardlinks want to stand up and explain it? I spent an hour searching the web yesterday and came up empty. (I don't run Mandrake but I'd ...
    Dan MickDan Mick
    Aug 31, 2000 at 4:45 am
    Aug 31, 2000 at 7:09 pm
  • I've just set up a 2.0b5 server. I have all the list functionality working right, as far as I know, but there are no HTML archives. The mbox file is being updated -- I can see the messages in there ...
    David ChampionDavid Champion
    Aug 31, 2000 at 4:37 am
    Aug 31, 2000 at 5:20 am
  • I'm trying to get mailman installed under stampede 0.90. (It worked fine under 0.89.) Everything works fine until I try to send a message to the list. Nothing happens. Nothing in the log files. ...
    Wes MorristonWes Morriston
    Aug 30, 2000 at 9:59 pm
    Aug 31, 2000 at 4:14 am
  • Does the latest mailman still require on-disk cookies? On my normal web browser I don't allow cookies to be written to disk, but I've got no objections to having session cookies and such. Thanks, Greg
    Gregory LeblancGregory Leblanc
    Aug 29, 2000 at 2:27 am
    Aug 29, 2000 at 7:53 pm
  • I had mailman running under postfix.... nmo sendmail gives me problems... any ideas Aug 9 12:58:30 Postal smrsh: uid 8: attempt to use wrapper post mis Aug 9 12:58:30 Postal sendmail[29473]: ...
    Bill ScheelBill Scheel
    Aug 9, 2000 at 7:08 pm
    Aug 28, 2000 at 11:34 pm
  • Okay, I recently moved approximately 20 lists from an old Mailman v1.1 server to a new Mailman v2.0b4 server. On the old server, the lists were at http://lists.mydomain.com/private/, now they are at ...
    Meredith, RobertMeredith, Robert
    Aug 28, 2000 at 3:31 pm
    Aug 28, 2000 at 7:56 pm
  • Hello! This weekend I upgraded my Mailman 1.0 to Mailman 2.0 beta 5 on my RedHat 6.1 server. What I've found so far is one mailing list is unreachable. While I can get to the admin pages of other ...
    Kevin of ThornburyKevin of Thornbury
    Aug 28, 2000 at 5:37 pm
    Aug 28, 2000 at 7:53 pm
  • On the Privacy admin page under "Hold posts with header value matching a specified regexp" I've added several items and they work, but... when someone sends a spam message to 10 of my mailing lists, ...
    Thomas GramstadThomas Gramstad
    Aug 23, 2000 at 3:27 pm
    Aug 25, 2000 at 7:57 pm
  • Okay, well, the fun has begun! I'm taking over system admin and I'd like to dump the lame alias file includes and move to mailman, but I'm having a few small problems. First of all, I can't seem to ...
    Seer SnivelySeer Snively
    Aug 24, 2000 at 10:28 pm
    Aug 24, 2000 at 10:48 pm
  • Hi - I just setup mailman, but I am having troubles getting into the admin pages for the list. The url : xx.xx.com/mailman/admin/listname is really slow in bringing up a password box, one it does I ...
    Chris MurrayChris Murray
    Aug 21, 2000 at 10:36 pm
    Aug 23, 2000 at 11:33 am
  • Has anyone experienced this error from checkdbs? Here's the error I get. Traceback (innermost last): File "/home/mailman/cron/checkdbs", line 87, in ? main() File "/home/mailman/cron/checkdbs", line ...
    John ThorntonJohn Thornton
    Aug 22, 2000 at 12:08 am
    Aug 23, 2000 at 12:19 am
  • After using Mailman for a while, we want to rename a few mailing lists. How do I do that? I found something, "bin/move_list", however it only takes one argument. How do you change name with only one ...
    Gary AlgierGary Algier
    Aug 22, 2000 at 6:38 pm
    Aug 22, 2000 at 10:44 pm
  • Okay, here is the scenario. I want to migrate my mailman functions over to a new machine. I brought up the new machine and installed Mailman v2.0beta4 on it. Everything seems to work perfectly fine ...
    Meredith, RobertMeredith, Robert
    Aug 16, 2000 at 6:33 pm
    Aug 17, 2000 at 4:59 pm
  • Hi all, /mailman/logs/locks file is getting bigger and bigger day by day. Now its size is 17MB And the file just contains the following repeated many times Aug 16 08:20:00 2000 (9188) pppshar.lock ...
    Aug 16, 2000 at 12:13 pm
    Aug 16, 2000 at 5:53 pm
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