[Mailman-Users] Monthly passwords really broken

Barry A. Warsaw barry at digicool.com
Sat Jan 6 23:32:04 CET 2001

>>>>> "BP" == Bob Puff <bob at nleaudio.com> writes:

    BP> What is wrong with the picture of a mailing list that is not
    BP> in use (with only two members - me and me) sending out 1000+
    BP> emails for password reminders the first of the month???  I'd
    BP> say that's a problem description.

It's a known misfeature of Mailman 2.0.x.  When crafting the password
reminder for an address, Mailman picks the first public list it finds
and uses that as the from address of the reminder.  Yes it's bogus,
and yes it'll (eventually) be fixed.


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