[Mailman-Users] requests for unsubscribe come back to mailman-owner (fwd)

Aaryn Olsson aaryn at Ag.Arizona.Edu
Thu Mar 2 17:38:25 CET 2000

[Sorry for the repeat if you got this twice, but I don't think I sent it
right the first time]

Thanks, I will upgrade to 1.1 as you suggested, Christopher.  Now I have
another question.  Is there a way to automatically generate a list of
bounces, or is this done already?  What I want to do is compare from one
month to the next and only remove the ones that bounce for consecutive


On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, Christopher P. Lindsey wrote:

> Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 19:38:20 -0600 (CST)
> From: Christopher P. Lindsey <lindsey at mallorn.com>
> To: Aaryn Olsson <aaryn at Ag.Arizona.Edu>
> Cc: mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] requests for unsubscribe come back to
> > Every month when the passwords are sent out to mailman subscribers, it is
> > sent out under the name of mailman-owner, so when they reply and ask to
> > unsubscribe, they send the request to mailman-owner.  Nothing in the
> > message indicates what lists they are on, and looking in the mailman/bin
> > directory doesn't help me in figuring out a way to quickly remove a given
> > user from every list they are on.  remove_members requires that I know
> > what lists they are on.  How can I unsubscribe them from all lists at
> > once?
> There is also a find_member script that will tell you what lists a 
> person is subscribed to.  It's new though, having come out in version
> 1.1.
> So, assuming that you're running csh as your shell:
>    cd $prefix/bin
>    foreach i ( `./find_member user at example.com | grep "^   "`)
>       echo user at example.com | ./remove_members -f - $i
>    end
> or somesuch.  You could wrap this with yet another foreach loop that
> cats the contents of a file containing bounced addresses, even...
> Chris

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