[Mailman-Users] installation help, pretty please
John W Baxter
jwblist at olympus.net
Sun Mar 17 18:48:12 CET 2002
At 13:30 +0000 3/17/2002, Mark Johnson wrote:
>the install seemed to go fine, there was a strange message when i setup the
>test list, something about "getpass may echo passwords" apart from that its
>all goo. i can see the list web pages fine etc.
Older Python version...which should not be a problem. It's warning you
that, when bin/newlist prompts you for a password for the administrator of
the new list, the call to getpass() *might* show what you type.
This is a problem if
1. it actually does show what you typed (you already know whether it
2. you're in the habit of setting up mailing lists with bad guys
looking over your shoulder.
>This message was created automatically by mail delivery software (Exim).
>"A message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its
>recipients. This is a permanent error. The following address(es) failed:
> mark1 at port7.co.uk
> Child process of list_transport transport returned 2 from command:
I'll defer the above to others who have encountered the problem. It would
likely be helpful if you mentioned what mail transfer agent (MTA:
sendmail, Exim, Postfix, qmail, etc) you are using, and what Linux/Unix
John Baxter jwblist at olympus.net Port Ludlow, WA, USA
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