[Mailman-Users] archive and .htaccess
jgeorgeson at unboundtech.com
Thu Jan 30 17:14:08 CET 2003
Now it all works. Thanks!
Richard Barrett wrote:
> At 00:30 30/01/2003, Justin Georgeson wrote:
>> Richard Barrett wrote:
>>> At 18:21 29/01/2003, Simon White wrote:
>>>> 29-Jan-03 at 12:11, Justin Georgeson (jgeorgeson at unboundtech.com)
>>>> wrote :
>>>> > Aha! I just noticed that the archive link from
>>>> > https://<server>/mailman/listinfo/<list>/
>>>> > is
>>>> > http://<server>/pipermail/<list>/
>>>> > This may seem odd, and I'd rather not go into detail, but
>>>> > http://<server> and https://<server> are different VirtualHost
>>>> > configurations in my Apache installation. If I type in the same
>>>> > URL with a https it works. I saw a post in the archives of this list
>>>> > (mailman-users) earlier this month which seemed to be a similar
>>>> > situation: the URL's are not consistent. Any idea how I correct this?
>>>> > The DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN variable in
>>>> /var/mailman/Mailman/Defaults.py is
>>>> > set correctly (https://%s/mailman/).
>>> The link to a list on the page generated by
>>> prefix/Mailman/Cgi/listinfo.py is determined by each list's
>>> web_page_url attribute. The value of this attribute is normally set
>>> when the list is created and is based to DEFAULT_URL or
>>> DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN combined with DEFAULT_URL_HOST or
>>> DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN values at that time. Another list attribute set
>>> at the same time is it's host_name attribute which is set to
>>> DEFAULT_HOST_NAME (or DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST if DEFAULT_HOST_NAME is not
>>> defined). This is used in setting the link to the archives on the
>>> page returned by the /listinfo/<list> URI.
>> Every other link works so far. Only the archive link is wrong.
>> I just set DEFAULT_URL and DEFAULT_HOST_NAME in
>> $prefix/Mailman/Defaults.py. DEFAULT_HOST_NAME has the same value as
>> DEFAULT_URL_HOST. DEFAULT_URL has the value of DEFAULT_HOST_NAME with
>> https:// in front of it (can I use %s there instead, like
>> DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN?). That didn't help.
>>> If you want to change these list attributes for a given list then
>>> prefix/bin/withlist is your friend. The standard MM 2.1 distribution
>> I want to have the defaults set such that I don't have to run
>> withlist/fix_url every time I create a list. I have one host that the
>> lists are serverd off of, and I want all the links to be https instead
>> of http. (Everything in the MailMan web interface should be viewed
>> from https://myserver.unboundtech.com/...)
>>> has the $prefix/bin/fix_url.py script wto be used in conjunction with
>>> prefix/bin/withlist to reset a list's web_page_url and host_name. The
>>> values to which web_page_url and host_name are set by fix_url.py
>>> depend on the then current default MM parameters set in
>>> $prefix/Mailman/Defaults.py and $prefix/Mailman/mm_cfg.py and the
>>> options you put on the command line when running fix_url. See the code
>> Given that setting those two didn't fix my existing test list, I tried
>> creating a second test list. I still have the same problem. Every link
>> except the Archive link works.
>> Should I interpret this as a bug, or am I still doing something wrong.
>> I don't think I should have to manually patch every list I create just
>> because I'm using an https server for the web interface.
> Looks like the URL is generated by the GetBaseArchiveURL function in
> $prefix/Mailman/Archive/Archiver.py which bases it on the config
> variable PUBLIC_ARCHIVE_URL. Learn something new every day.
>>> in fix_url.py for deatils; python is quite easy to read.
>> Indeed it is, once you get past the lack of statement delimiters and
>> the fact that indentation level determintes scope. :)
>>>> Interesting... I just made a similar change and I'm hoping it's
>>>> going to
>>>> work. Maybe it won't *shrug*
>>>> My next thought is to use Apache to rewrite the urls. It can be done,
>>>> but it should be consistent in Mailman in the first place. Anyone?
>>>> |-Simon White, Internet Services Manager, Certified Check Point CCSA.
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>> Justin Georgeson
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