[Mailman-Developers] PHP Wrappers?
jag at fsf.org
Wed Nov 16 21:01:57 CET 2005
This would be something that could take advantage of the XMLRPC patch
On Wed, 2005-11-16 at 13:12 -0400, Adrian Wells wrote:
> Hello. How might one configure Mailman (version 2.1.6) list settings
> using PHP scripts? The goal is to configure Mailman list settings such as
> domain name of list, non-digest footer, set welcome/goodbye messages, etc.
> An approach that comes to mind is to use bin/config_list. This would
> require writing/reading files and using bin/config_list to process them.
> Is there another recommended or preferred way to accomplish this?
> There was a post about "PHP Wrappers" which suggested, "...just use a
> setuid mailman wrapper script that does caller-checking to see if it's
> called correctly, by the right user, and with 'safe' values"
> This was recommended over simply adding the www user to the mailman group.
> I do not completely understand how one creates a setuid mailman wrapper
> script. Is this a matter of creating something similar to mail-wrapper.c?
> If someone has written a wrapper script or has some good resources further
> explaining this to share and is willing to do so, I would appreciate it.
> Thank you,
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Joshua Ginsberg <jag at fsf.org>
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