[Mailman-Users] Changing config.db using cron
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.
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.
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