[ mailman-Bugs-1867285 ] FAQ: really need root?

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Bugs item #1867285, was opened at 2008-01-09 07:33
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Category: documentation
Group: None
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Private: No
Submitted By: jidanni (jidanni)
Assigned to: Nobody/Anonymous (nobody)
Summary: FAQ: really need root?

Initial Comment:
Add to FAQ:

Q: Surely I could install mailman on my web shared hosting plan
without root. I'll just use --with-username=$USER --with-groupname=`id
-g` ... --with-cgi-ext=.cgi etc. and then use my .procmailrc to
redirect what comes to the extra mailboxes my hosting plan allows me
to make...

A: Ah but Holmes, you have neglected a fundamental...

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>Comment By: jidanni (jidanni)
Date: 2008-01-11 05:47

Message:
Logged In: YES 
user_id=1971011
Originator: YES

Add to Q:
And for sending mail I can use /usr/sbin/sendmail -i -f ...

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