[Mailman-Users] Run mailman non-permanently?

Friedemann Schorer friedemann at kossegg.de
Thu Mar 30 20:53:08 CEST 2006

Hi Mark,

> It is not necessary for Mailman to be running in order to accept
> incoming Mailman mail. It will be passed to the mail/mailman wrapper
> and queued whether or not Mailman is actually running. So, depending
> on how much delay you can tolerate, you might be able to set up a cron
> to start mailman say every 10 minutes and another to stop it say 1
> minute later. You may need to experiment with this to insure that
> queues don't get backlogged, but it might work.

Great, thanks four your advice. I don't think there'll be much trouble
with delays on a low traffic site :D

Best regards,


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