[Mailman-Users] Newbie requesting basic how-to

Ian Eiloart iane at sussex.ac.uk
Thu Sep 23 10:31:59 CEST 2004

--On Thursday, September 23, 2004 1:29 am +0200 Brad Knowles 
<brad at stop.mail-abuse.org> wrote:

> At 5:08 PM +0100 2004-09-22, Ian Eiloart wrote:
>>  I think that what is called for is an installer package, using one of
>>  the various installer systems out there. Now, that would NOT entail
>>  creating an application, just writing some installer config files.
> 	The problem is that you have to do this across every platform we
> support.  Moreover, each platform will have their own concept of how
> Mailman should be packaged and installed, with their own tools, and this
> method would be in direct conflict with that.
> 	Moreover, you would then have to port that installer package along with
> you everywhere.
>>  That would get the software installed, but not configured. Still, that
>>  would make life easier for people installing the software.
> 	If you want that, use one of the packaged versions provided by your OS
> vendor.

I wasn't calling for it, just clarifying what the other person was asking 

Ian Eiloart
Servers Team
Sussex University ITS

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