[Mailman-Users] Unable to execute a script when incoming mailarrives
pdbogen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 18:34:55 CET 2006
One possible solution may be to create a local user for this purpose,
subscribe it to all your lists, and then add the .forward line
suggested to that user's .forward in that user's home directory.
There may be a better way... or this may not apply to mail2forum at
all. I don't know what it is.
- Patrick Bogen
On 2/21/06, Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> wrote:
> kannan.ekanath at gmail.com wrote:
> >I am using MailMan 2.1.6
> >On 2/21/06, kannan.ekanath at gmail.com <kannan.ekanath at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Whenever a mail arrives, i want to execute a script this is in
> >> relation to the integration with mail2forum software. The document
> >> says,
> >> "
> >> Then add the following line to the .forward file of your mailing list's
> >> account:
> >> |/path/to/m2f/m2f_import_msgs.sh
> >> "
> This is not really a Mailman question, it is a mail2forum question.
> Also, integration of mail2forum with Mailman is really not within the
> scope of this list.
> >> I am not sure what exactly is meant by this .forward file.
> If you're trying to set this up to forward posts to Mailman to
> mail2forum, it won't work. The .forward file is like an alias file for
> a local mail recipient. I.e. an actual local user who receives mail
> addressed to local_user at example.com can create a file named .forward
> in his/her home directory, and that file can contain addresses or
> pipes to which to deliver the mail instead of delivering it to the
> user's local mailbox.
> In the Mailman case, incoming mail is already piped to Mailman via MTA
> aliases (or some other MTA mechanism), and there is no local mailbox
> to which it would be delivered, thus no home directory in which to put
> a .forward file.
> 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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