[Mailman-Developers] running 2.1.9 completely from crontab
maximilian.mehnert at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 9 12:58:52 CEST 2007
I had a little problem because my provider does not allow running daemons.
However, crontab is fine.
Since setting up aliases does not work either and I did not want to
change .procmailrc all the time, I'm using a catchall user and Maildir
In order to make this work, I changed two things.
diff -ur mailman-2.1.9/Mailman/Queue/MaildirRunner.py mailman-2.1.9-mod/Mailman/Queue/MaildirRunner.py
--- mailman-2.1.9/Mailman/Queue/MaildirRunner.py 2005-08-27 01:40:17.000000000 +0000
+++ mailman-2.1.9-mod/Mailman/Queue/MaildirRunner.py 2007-10-06 16:08:29.000000000 +0000
@@ -123,7 +123,7 @@
# message was destined for. See verp_bounce() in
# BounceRunner.py for why we do things this way.
vals = 
- for header in ('delivered-to', 'envelope-to', 'apparently-to'):
+ for header in ('x-original-to','delivered-to', 'envelope-to', 'apparently-to'):
for field in vals:
to = parseaddr(field)
diff -ur mailman-2.1.9/bin/qrunner mailman-2.1.9-mod/bin/qrunner
--- mailman-2.1.9/bin/qrunner 2006-01-19 01:07:40.000000000 +0000
+++ mailman-2.1.9-mod/bin/qrunner 2007-10-09 10:33:11.000000000 +0000
@@ -119,7 +119,8 @@
# Subclass to hack in the setting of the stop flag in _doperiodic()
+ if self._oneloop()<1:
qrunner = Once(slice, range)
qrunner = qrclass(slice, range)
First I added the x-original-to field since some mails got stuck.
The second change in qrunner is the short hack to get all pending
stuff done with one run from crontab:
qrunner -v -r All -o
Would that be something that could be included in future releases
maybe as a separate option?
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