[Mailman-Developers] True Virtual Hosting With Mailman Hack
anarcat at anarcat.ath.cx
Wed Apr 28 12:46:54 EDT 2004
[sourceforge seems to be down, so I post this here]
We developped a reliable solution for running lists with the same name
on different domains on the same Mailman installation.
I implemented that on top of the Mailman 2.1.1-5.1 Debian stable
package. All that is needed is to patch 2 files (bin/newlist,
Mailman/MailList.py) in the mailman install, and here is the patch:
There's only one caveat right now: Mailman/Cgi/create.py might need to
get patched too, but I haven't got around looking at it yet, and it
"just works", for now.
I don't know what's the current status of virtual hosting support on
Mailman, but this patch is a simple hack that should bring joy in the
homes of all Mailman admins around the world. :)
I got my inspiration and part of the code from:
All it does is to add the domain to the internal_name() of a list. The
real_name is kept as is, and the getListAddress() does the Right Thing.
This makes Mailman generate aliases like:
list-example.com: "|/var/lib/mailman/mail/mailman post list-example.com"
Care will have to be taken on the MTA side to map those list-example.com
to list at example.com. We are using alternc.org to manage our server, so
we are using LDAP, so everything went pretty smoothly. :) But I guess it
will require some magic on the Postfix side or something...
PS: for those wanting to see more, you can come to our Wiki:
You'll probably have a little trouble finding your way if you don't
read french though. :) Babelfish might help, haven't tried.
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