[Mailman-Users] Looking for a Mailman contractor

Patrick Bogen pdbogen at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 16:57:38 CEST 2007

On 3/28/07, Barry Finkel <b19141 at britaine.ctd.anl.gov> wrote:
> If you know the schedule when the web-based file will change, then you
> can implement something like this.  You could even run such a cron
> every five minutes, if you do not know when the list might be updated.
> I have other lists that are built on-the-fly at any time, and the list
> administrator wants to use them as soon as they are created in AFS.
> For these, an every-five-minute cron is not good, as I cannot prevent
> the list being used before it is updated.  I currently have no solution
> for getting these lists from AFS to the local Mailman machine, as I do
> not know when any list will be updated.  And I have not figured out how
> to have the list creator (a live person or a script) send some sort of
> signal to a root process on the Mailman machine to download the updated
> list file from AFS.
> Note that I have tested the script on my test Mailman machine, but I
> have not yet converted any of these lists from Majordomo to Mailman.

Maybe I missed something, but it seems like the best solution for your
later case would be to use MySQL storage of membership, and have your
web application write to said MySQL database?

- Patrick Bogen

- Patrick Bogen

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