[Mailman-Users] Need bin/newlist to notify but not prompt

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Jun 7 16:59:38 CEST 2006

Hugh Esco wrote:

>I'm building a script to automate the installation of
>multiple instances of mailman.  I need the bin/newlist to
>complete its work without me answering a prompt I'll never
>see, but still notify the administrator of the new list
>that it has been created and is working.  
>bin/newlist -q/--quiet
>Normally the administrator is notified by email (after a
>prompt) that their list has been created.  This option
>suppresses the prompt and notification.
>Is there any way to get what I'm looking for without
>hacking on the python code underneath? 

I don't think so. What you want seems reasonable and should be
available with newlist, but currently isn't.

You'll have to remove the two lines that issue the prompt and read the

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