[Mailman-Users] Unknown local-part error

Jim Tittsler jwt at onjapan.net
Thu Aug 4 15:33:19 CEST 2005

On Aug 4, 2005, at 21:15, Steve Barr wrote:

> I created a list named "mad-mail-admin".  The list created fine, and I
> received the e-mail stating that the list was created.  When I send a
> message to that list, I get an error in my Exim log that says:
> mad-mail-admin at example.net: unknown local-part "mad-mail-admin" in  
> domain
> "example.net"

-admin had special meaning with Mailman 2.0.  If you are using  
Mailman 2.1, you can remove -admin from the list of suffixes that the  
mailman router checks for.

I still try to avoid using -admin in list names because of  
expectations of users who may expect it to by synonymous with -owner.

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