[Mailman-Users] RELEASED Mailman 2.1.3
cjl at QNET.COM
Mon Sep 29 16:45:11 CEST 2003
Take a look at config.status.
Chris Linstruth <cjl at qnet.com>
On Mon, 29 Sep 2003, Ricardo Kleemann wrote:
> Is there a way for mailman's configure script to detect the
> current settings (such as
> --with-username, --with-mail-gid and so on)?
> Or is there a quick way for me to manually check what they
> should be?
> I want to be able to upgrade mailman, but I never remember
> exactly what those settings should be, and since I have
> non-default settings, everytime I rebuild mailman,
> everything goes out of whack because I haven't specified the
> appropriate configuration.
> ----- Original Message Follows -----
> > I have released Mailman 2.1.3, a bug fix release which
> > also contains support for four new languages: Ukrainian,
> > Serbian, Euskara (Basque), and Danish. This release also
> > contains a fix for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in
> > the 'create' cgi script, as well as improved performance
> > of the bounce and outgoing queue runners. I recommend all
> > sites running versions of the 2.1.x line upgrade to the
> > new version.
> > The full source tarball has been made available from the
> > usual sites (although the gnu.org sites have not yet been
> > updated). Sorry, there is no patch available, but you
> > should be able to install 2.1.3 over your existing 2.1.x
> > installation. See
> > http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=103
> > for links to download all the patches and the source
> > tarballs. After installing, be sure you restart your
> > Mailman daemon by doing a "mailmanctl restart".
> > See also:
> > http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman
> > http://www.list.org (not yet updated)
> > http://mailman.sf.net
> > Cheers,
> > -Barry
> > -------------------- snip snip --------------------
> > 2.1.3 (28-Sep-2003)
> > Performance, Reliability, Security
> > - Closed a cross-site scripting exploit in the
> > create cgi script.
> > - Improvements in the performance of the bounce
> > processor.
> > Now, instead of processing each bounce
> > immediately (which
> > can cause severe lock contention), bounce events
> > are queued.
> > Every 15 minutes by default, the queued bounce
> > events are
> > processed en masse, on a list-per-list basis, so
> > that each
> > list only needs to be locked once.
> > - When some or all of a message's recipients have
> > temporary
> > delivery failures, the message is moved to a
> > "retry" queue.
> > This queue wakes up occasionally and moves the
> > file back to
> > the outgoing queue for attempted redelivery.
> > This should
> > fix most observed OutgoingRunner 100% cpu
> > consumption,
> > especially for bounces to local recipients when
> > using the
> > Postfix MTA.
> > - Optional support for fsync()'ing qfile data
> > after writing.
> > Under some catastrophic system failures (e.g.
> > power lose),
> > it would be possible to lose messages because
> > the data
> > wasn't sync'd to disk. By setting
> > SYNC_AFTER_WRITE to True
> > in Mailman/Queue/Switchboard.py, you can force
> > Mailman to
> > fsync() queue files after flushing them. The
> > benefits are
> > debatable for most operating environments, and
> > you must
> > ensure that your Python has the os.fsync()
> > function defined
> > before enabling this feature (it isn't, even on
> > all
> > Unix-like operating systems).
> > Internationalization
> > - New languages Ukrainian, Serbian, Danish,
> > Euskara/Basque.
> > - Fixes to template lookup. Lists with local
> > overriding
> > templates would find the wrong template.
> > - .mo files (for internationalization) are now
> > generated at
> > build time instead of coming as part of the
> > source
> > distribution.
> > Documentation
> > - A first draft of member documentation by Terri
> > Oda. There
> > is also a Japanese translation of this manual by
> > Ikeda Soji.
> > Archiver / Pipermail
> > - In the configuration variables
> > PUBLIC_EXTERNAL_ARCHIVER, and
> > PRIVATE_EXTERNAL_ARCHIVER, %(hostname)s has been
> > added to
> > the list of allowable substitution variables.
> > - The timezone is now taken into account when
> > figuring the
> > posting date for an article.
> > Scripts / Cron
> > - Fixes to cron/disabled for NotAMemberError
> > crashes.
> > - New script bin/show_qfiles which prints the
> > contents of .pck
> > message files. New script bin/discard which can
> > be used to
> > mass discard held messages.
> > - Fixes to cron/mailpasswds to account for old
> > password-less
> > subscriptions.
> > - bin/list_members has grown two new options:
> > --invalid/-i
> > prints only the addresses in the member database
> > that are
> > invalid (which could have snuck in via old
> > releases);
> > --unicode/-u prints addresses which are stored
> > as Unicode
> > objects instead of as normal strings.
> > Miscellaneous
> > - Fixes to problems in some configurations where
> > Python wouldn't
> > be able to find its standard library.
> > - Fixes to the digest which could cause
> > MIME-losing missing
> > newlines when parts are scrubbed via the content
> > filters.
> > - In the News/Mail gateway admin page, the
> > configuration variable
> > nntp_host can now be a name:port pair.
> > - When messages are pulled from NNTP, the member
> > moderation checks
> > are short-circuited.
> > - email 2.5.4 is included. This fixes an RFC 2231
> > bug, among
> > possibly others.
> > - Fixed some extra spaces that could appear in the
> > List-ID header.
> > - Fixes to ensure that invalid email addresses
> > can't be invited.
> > - WEB_LINK_COLOR in Defaults.py/mm_cfg.py should
> > now work.
> > - Fixes so that shunted message file names
> > actually match
> > those logged in log/errors.
> > - An improved pending action cookie generation
> > algorithm has
> > been added.
> > - Fixes to the DSN bounce detector.
> > - The usual additional u/i, internationalization,
> > unicode, and
> > other miscellaneous fixes.
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