[Mailman-Users] default settings for newly created lists

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Thu Apr 5 16:14:45 CEST 2007

Tomas Macek 
>I knew about the changes in Defaults.py and mm_cfg.py but I didn't try to write lists config variables in it. Now I have this settings in my mm_cfg.py:
>generic_nonmember_action = 0
>I did not know, if the variables in mm_cfg.py are case sensitive,

They are.

>so I wrote both. But still when I try to create a new list ("./newlist x") and then dump the config, I still see generic_nonmember_action = 1. Why? What should I change?

Did you see my reply to your post at

You can't set anything in mm_cfg.py that isn't already set in
Defaults.py. You can only override Defaults.py settings in mm_cfg.py.

Read Defaults.py, or if you've read it, read it again. The settings you

These are all described in Defaults.py.

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