[Mailman-Users] Problems with "more info" Hyperlink from ListArchives Page
Richard_Rae at xyratex.com
Wed Oct 31 17:02:46 CET 2007
You might need to run the fix_url command
~/bin/withlist -l -r fix_url listname
From: mailman-users-bounces+richard_rae=xyratex.com at python.org
[mailto:mailman-users-bounces+richard_rae=xyratex.com at python.org] On
Behalf Of Barry Finkel
Sent: 31 October 2007 15:22
To: Mailman-Users at python.org
Subject: [Mailman-Users] Problems with "more info" Hyperlink from
I have a test Mailman 2.1.9 machine, where I have created a number of
test lists since I began testing Mailman. This is a Mailman package I
created for Ubuntu from the 2.1.9 source. The only Debian/Ubuntu patch
I installed was one to place files in different directories.
I have 13 lists. For each list I checked the URL chains from the
Mailman "home page", and for five of the lists I see URL problems.
I went from that Mailman "home page" to the "home page" for each list.
I then went to the archives hyperlink.
I then went to the "more information about this list" hyperlink.
And from that list "home page" I went to the "Overview of all lists"
The correct URLs are:
good ==> https://lists.example.com/mailman/listinfo/good
archives ==> https://lists.example.com/pipermail/good
more info ==> https://lists.example.com/mailman/listinfo/good
overview ==> https://lists.example.com/mailman/listinfo
The five bad lists have bad hyperlinks to "more info" from the archives
more info ==>
more info ==> https://lists.example.com/listinfo/bad2
more info ==> https://lists.example.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/bad3
more info ==> https://lists.example.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/bad4
more info ==> https://lists.example.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/bad5
more info ==> https://lists.example.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/bad6
Note that the Mailman list archives page lacks a "/" between "mailman"
and "listinfo". For each of these bad lists I ran
/usr/lib/mailman/bin/withlist -l -r fix_url $list -u
lists.example.com but there were no changes to the URLs. It has been a
number of months since I created these lists, so I do not remember what
configuration changes I might have made while I was creating and testing
What can I do to correct the hyperlinks? Thanks.
I have no problems (none yet reported and none that I have seen) on the
214 lists on my production Mailman 2.1.9 machine.
Barry S. Finkel
Computing and Information Systems Division
Argonne National Laboratory Phone: +1 (630) 252-7277
9700 South Cass Avenue Facsimile:+1 (630) 252-4601
Building 222, Room D209 Internet: BSFinkel at anl.gov
Argonne, IL 60439-4828 IBMMAIL: I1004994
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