[Mailman-Users] Postfix / Mailman integration script

Glenn Sieb ges+lists at wingfoot.org
Mon Oct 7 02:47:32 CEST 2002

At 06:49 PM 10/6/2002 -0400, Jon Carnes posted the following...
>Postfix & Mailman integration
>May 29th 2002, 8:57 MST
>The Postfix mail server and the Mailman are both highly regarded and
>popular packages. This python script glues Postfix and Mailman together
>in a way so that a virtual domains such as lists.example.com can be
>defined and all deliveries are handed off to Mailman. The benefit of
>this is that it does not require the creation of ANY aliases.
>Installation and configuration instructions are comments inside the

Interesting.. I've grabbed this, and have modified it for 2.1b3...

Some things I changed:

1) It was calling something called "env" in the shebang, which I had to put 
/usr/local/bin/python (if anyone has a suggestion on this, I'm happy to 
take it, of course... as I mentioned eariler, I am a fledgling programmer 

2) I changed the types to:

     type = "post"
     types = (("-admin$", "admin"),
              ("-bounces$", "bounces"),
              ("-confirm$", "confirm"),
              ("-join$", "join"),
              ("-leave$", "leave"),
              ("-owner$", "owner"),
              ("-request$", "request"),
              ("-subscribe$", "subscribe"),
              ("-unsubscribe$", "unsubscribe"))

(I suppose I could get rid of the bounce() function, but I figured I'd keep 
it in as a "catch all"...)

Just thought I'd share this.. :)



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