Fwd: Re: [Mailman-Users] After making changes to Defaults.py or mm_cfg.py

Eric Pretorious eric at pretorious.net
Sun May 2 06:45:26 CEST 2004

$prefix/bin/withlist doesn't seem to work now... (i.e., It worked yesterday!)

> away mailman # bin/newlist bod at sunnyvalemetro.org
> Enter the email of the person running the list: ericp at he.net
> Initial bod password:
> Hit enter to notify bod owner...
> away mailman #  bin/withlist -l -r fix_url bod -v
> Importing fix_url...
> Running fix_url.fix_url()...
> Loading list bod (locked)
> Setting web_page_url to: http://mail.leaguehost.net/mailman/
> Setting host_name to: leaguehost.net
> Saving list
> Finalizing

(Notice that the domain's been changed from 'sunnyvalemetro.org' to 

What's causing this?

Eric P.
Sunnyvale, CA

MTA = 'Postfix'

POSTFIX_STYLE_VIRTUAL_DOMAINS = ['sunnyvalemetro.org']

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Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] After making changes to Defaults.py or mm_cfg.py
Date: Friday 30 April 2004 09:21 pm
From: Eric Pretorious <eric at pretorious.net>
To: Brad Knowles <brad.knowles at skynet.be>
Cc: mailman-users at python.org

On Saturday 01 May 2004 06:15 pm, you wrote:
> 	This is exactly the same sort of issue answered in FAQ 4.29 at
> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq04.029.htp>.

Ah-ha - Now it makes sense! I re-read the page and followed the directions:
> Existing versus new lists
> -------------------------
> Changing these things in mm_cfg.py will now effect new lists.
> If you want to update existing lists the $prefix/bin/withlist script
> $prefix/bin/fix_url.py is your friend for resetting things. Just run
> fix_url.py to get its usage.

...and it fixed things.  Thanks!

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