[Mailman-Users] subscribers counter

Matthew Thompson matt at actuality.co.uk
Fri Feb 15 16:03:51 CET 2002

On Friday, February 15, 2002, at 02:54 PM, Daniel Zeiss wrote:

> Hi,
>> You can do:
>> ~mailman/bin/list_members $LISTNAME > $WEBDIR/subscriber-count.txt
>> in your crontab, and include the subscriber-count.txt file in your
> No, that wont work.
> "IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
> '/usr/local/mailman/lists/medizin/config.db'"

Have you considered a little php script that runs under cron and reads in 
the number of lines in your members file. It could be written to output 
the number of lines to a small text file that could be read back in.

www.php.net has all the code snippets for reading files - it's quite easy.

M at t :o)

Matthew Thompson - actuality consulting ltd.
matt at actuality.co.uk

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