[Mailman-Users] Crontab problems

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Wed Jul 26 16:59:22 CEST 2000

On Wed, 26 Jul 2000 12:14:08 +0100 (BST) 
GreenNet Outreach <outreach at gn.apc.org> wrote:

> Generally it seems quite slow to process requests, e.g. I have a
> very big list to transfer and it takes about five minutes to
> process 20 subscriptions (i have 2000) and can't seem to handle
> more than that - is this normal?

The web interface is pathalogical for subscribes.  Avoid it for bulk 
work.  Use the provided command line tools add_members and
remove_members instead.  Much faster and FAR more effective.

> Your "cron" job on news /usr/local/bin/python
> /usr/local/mailman/cron/senddigests

Run check_perms and fix anything it finds.

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