[Mailman-Users] 'advertised' setting being ignored (problem in 2.1?)

Barry A. Warsaw barry at python.org
Fri Jan 3 05:16:05 CET 2003

>>>>> "BF" == Bob Franklin <r.c.franklin at reading.ac.uk> writes:

    BF> I'm trying out version 2.1 and am having problems with the
    BF> 'advertised' option.  This can be changed by a list
    BF> administrator and 'list_lists -a' will show or not show it,
    BF> depending on the current setting.

    BF> However, on the 'listinfo' page at
    BF> 'http://.../mailman/listinfo/', it doesn't show up; I just get
    BF> 'there currently are no publicly-advertised Mailman mailing
    BF> lists' (I can get to the relevant listinfo/admin page by
    BF> putting in the URL manually).  I have tried a manual refresh.

    BF> Is there a global setting somewhere [I haven't found one],
    BF> have I missed something else, or is it a bug?

They won't show up if the url you're using doesn't match the virtual
host the lists are on.  Try setting VIRTUAL_HOST_OVERVIEW=0 in your
mm_cfg.py file.


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