[Mailman-Users] Automated addition of users to a "mailman"maintained mailing list

Dan Mick dan.mick at West.Sun.COM
Fri Mar 31 21:59:30 CEST 2000

Nicholas Brenckle wrote:
> > From: Michael Ghens <michael at spconnect.com>
> >
> > Mail man does have a ~/bin/add_members script. Problem with that is that
> > you need to be logged in as mailman. (Problem with that is that SysAdmins
> > like me tend to make such accounts with no password).
> >
> > Might be a interesting excersize to create a procmail script that calls
> > that fuction.
>  While not a procmail script, I did write a web page that called the add_members. Apache has the suEXEC wrapper to run scripts called
> from a users page as that user, so I created pages under http://servername/~mailman, and protected them as needed with .htaccess
> files.   This it not what I wanted, procmail would be much better. It was however, a proof of concept.

Maybe I've lost track of what you wanted, but Mailman already includes
a web page to add subscribers, and you can add more than one...

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