[Mailman-Users] Mail Man Help
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Wed Sep 27 19:33:46 CEST 2006
At 10:50 AM -0500 9/27/06, Barry Finkel wrote:
> Is there 2.1.8 code that has not
> been ported to the Ubuntu 2.1.5-9?
Dunno. You need to ask the people who created the binary package you're using.
> Is there code that Ubuntu (or its
>"source" Debian) has written that has not been sent to Free Software
Dunno. Again, you need to ask them.
> I do not know what was needed to "debianize" the code;
Neither do we.
> I would have
> assumed that the code from the FSF would run on any Linux without
Should do, yes. But maybe they want files put in different places
than we do, or perhaps there are some other internal changes we don't
> If any mods were needed, the FSF developers would
> be told and integrate any needed changes into their source tree.
We would certainly take a look at any of their suggested changes and
see what makes sense to incorporate into our code base, yes.
> I could envision a few changes, maybe to install mailman into different
> directories to match the Debian standards, but 83 modules that are
> different seems to be too many.
I agree, that seems like a lot.
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