[Mailman-Users] why can't people see my lists?

J C Lawrence claw at 2wire.com
Fri Nov 2 19:23:28 CET 2001

On Fri, 2 Nov 2001 08:20:01 -0500 
James Watson <james at FuturisTech.net> wrote:

> Mailman includes some virtual hosting features that will limit the
> list of lists to those for the current virtual host.  It does this
> by matching the list hostname with the http hostname.  However,
> this is a case-sensitive match, so if you change the list hostname
> to www.mysql.org, then http://www.mysql.org/mailman/listinfo will
> work, but http://www.MySQL.org/mailman/listinfo will not. 


Hostnames are explicitly case insensitive.  Mailman flattens the
strings prior to comparison.  Example:


Both will report the same page.  As for the setting:

 $ fgrep VIRTUAL_HOST_OVERVIEW /var/lib/mailman/Mailman/*.py
 /var/lib/mailman/Mailman/Defaults.py:VIRTUAL_HOST_OVERVIEW = 1

J C Lawrence
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