[Mailman-Users] Mailman Question

Dwayne Phillips dphillips at freightmgmt.com
Tue Mar 15 19:29:39 CET 2005


I have one problem, this resides on a shared machine. Any way to script it
for a particular client?


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Dwayne Phillips
Freight Management Inc
714.224.7956 Fax

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Sapiro [mailto:msapiro at value.net] 
Sent: Saturday, March 12, 2005 7:37 AM
To: dphillips at freightmgmt.com; mailman-users at python.org
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Mailman Question

Dwayne Phillips wrote:

>Is there anyway to schedule digest emails?
>I could use a timer to send emails once a week at a particular time.

You can adjust the crontab entry to run senddigests on whatever
schedule you want (default is daily at noon).

Digests will still be sent when the accumulated size reaches

If you're asking regarding an individual list rather than the site, you
would have to set digest_send_periodic to No and then send digests
through some other process. You can't use cron/senddigests directly
because it only sends digests for lists that have digest_send_periodic
set to Yes even if the list is named on the command line, but you
could look at the code to see how a digest is sent and make a simple
script to do the same thing or use bin/withlist.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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