[Mailman-Users] Supported Platforms

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Thu May 8 20:56:49 CEST 2003

At 13:42 08/05/2003, Neron, Stephane (EXP) wrote:
>Good Morning ;-)
>I'd like to know if Mailman can run on Sparc -Solaris platforms ?
>Thanks ;-)


You will need to have Python installed if that isn't already there 

The machine to run Mailman must have an MTA such as Sendmail or Postifx 
installed on it to deliver incoming post for lists to Mailman.

You may also need to install the GNU version of some utilities like make 
and patch to use instead of of the Sun versions of same when building 
Mailman. I believe these precursors are readily available from Sun's 
support site.

In connection with installing an enhancement patch to MM another Sun admin 
posted to mailman-users list:

At 17:24 28/04/2003, Timothy Arnold wrote:
>This is really for the benefit of other Solaris users but I found you need
>to use the gnu patch & gnu diffutils, both of which are available from

Best of luck

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