[Mailman-Users] Customizing main listinfo page?
nigel at cofa.unsw.edu.au
Mon Jan 7 03:13:10 CET 2002
(Disclaimer: have tried searching the archives, but 'listinfo' is a
singularly unproductive search term, due to the footer... :)
I'd like to customize the main listinfo page, the one showing all the lists
on the host. I don't really know python (yet) but I can easily see what the
listinfo.py file is doing, and if I make changes there, they get reflected
in the page.
This doesn't seem like the direction I want to take, as it seems likely that
future upgrades of Mailman may wipe out my changes, so I guess I want to
copy the listinfo.py script to a new file and start again.
My question is, how on earth does this work? When I go to the URL
http://www.mysite.com/mailman/listinfo that is actually referring to the
/usr/local/mailman/cgi-bin/listinfo binary, right?
Is this a compiled python file? Like .pyc files?
The listinfo.pyc and the listinfo file in the cgi-bin aren't the same file
from their sizes, so I'm just wondering how this works, I assume the second
file calls the listinfo.py file somehow... ?
Anyway, I'm about to go searching through the python.org site to get a
better grip on all this, but I guess I was just wondering if anyone had any
simple suggestions for coming up with an alternative listinfo page...
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