[Mailman-Users] Changing config.db using cron

Leo So leoso at usa.net
Sat Oct 27 00:23:45 CEST 2001

Thanks Greg for the pointer. There is a command bin/config_list
which can get me started.

Thanks again,
  Leo So <leoso at usa.net>

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Greg Ward" <gward at mems-exchange.org>
To: "Leo So" <leoso at usa.net>
Cc: <mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Friday, October 26, 2001 2:20 PM
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Changing config.db using cron

> On 26 October 2001, Leo So said:
> > Hi I want to (semi)randomly rotate the footer appended
> > to the mailman mails using cron. I guess the footer info
> > is stored as binary in config.db. What is the best way
> > to do it? Thanks!!
> Use The Source, Luke.
> Read enough Mailman source to understand the right way to access and
> modify config.db.  Probably the scripts in ~mailman/bin are a good place
> to start.  Then Write a Python script that changes the footer to
> whatever you like.  Run that script periodically.
>         Greg

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