[Mailman-Users] Running a script on subscribe/unsubscribe?

Glenn Sieb ges+lists at wingfoot.org
Mon Mar 13 13:48:00 CET 2006

Dragon said the following on 3/13/2006 1:49 AM:
> It's not so much a problem per se as it is just that I want 
> processing to be much more immediate so that when a member 
> subscription is approved or a member unsubscribes or is removed from 
> the list, the password update and other setup activities don't have 
> to wait around for the next cron interval. (Which is currently set to 
> run hourly).

I set mine up like this:


It's in a cron job that runs make every 10 minutes. Since make only does
anything to files that have changed, it becomes a fairly lightweight
process--you could probably run it every 5 minutes or so, even.


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