[Mailman-Users] Help with Mailman and Sendmail

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Sun Dec 3 22:51:37 CET 2006

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> writes:

> Look at the 'automated' method referred to in the FAQ. You may decide
> you don't need to go the mm-handler route.

Heh, first hurdle:

The instructions at
start with

  Create /usr/local/sbin/mailman.aliases with these commands:

  /bin/cp /home/mailman/data/aliases /etc/mailman.aliases

but I have no /home/mailman/, nor any /usr/local/mailman/data/aliases
(which is what I suppose is intended) on my system.

Perhaps /usr/local/mailman/data/aliases should contain

  ## mailman mailing list
  mailman:            "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman post mailman"
  mailman-admin:      "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman admin mailman"
  mailman-bounces:    "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman bounces mailman"
  mailman-confirm:    "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman confirm mailman"
  mailman-join:       "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman join mailman"
  mailman-leave:      "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman leave mailman"
  mailman-owner:      "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman owner mailman"
  mailman-request:    "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman request mailman"
  mailman-subscribe:  "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman subscribe mailman"
  mailman-unsubscribe:"|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman unsubscribe mailman"


Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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