[Mailman-Developers] Template file lookup
Fri, 18 May 2001 16:39:11 -0400
> It is highly discouraged that you will ever manually edit a file in
> $prefix/templates/$lang, and Mailman's install target will have every
> right to overwrite them on an upgrade. That's what the templates/site
> subdirectory is for; upgrading will never touch site-centric,
> domain-centric, or list-centric templates. Of course, that means it's
> up to site administrators to merge in changes to the default
> Watch for checkins shortly.
Dont know if you read my comments on the wikki, but as a small (very small
:) hosting co owner, I'd like to see some way of maintaining virt domain
specific information within the virt domain directory tree... something
$prefix = master mailman install directory
$virtprefix = site specific data file directory (eg
Plaster appropriate protection to keep people meddling with them - but dont
hide them off somewhere else on the disk - keep them with the virtual
Gives two benefits (that I see):
1 - all the files associated with that domain are hung under one tree -
making backup/restore of individual domains simpler.
2 - those host co's using soft quotas dont have to scour the disk looking
for files that should be applied against each virt domain.
Could be more - but my mind is elsewhere right now.