[Mailman-Users] Hyphenated Lists Stopped Working

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sat Sep 1 19:47:44 CEST 2007

Alan Sill wrote:
>> Mark Sapiro wrote:
>>> The bottom line is there is a bug in MaildirRunner.py. It doesn't  
>>> work
>>> with hyphenated list names as it conflates the last part of the name
>>> with the -bounces, -request, etc. suffixes.
>> The attached MaildirRunner.patch.txt file contains a patch which I
>> think will fix this bug. I've tested the revised regexp somewhat and
>> it seems to work, but I would appreciate your trying the patch and
>> reporting the results.
>> Make a backup copy of Mailman/Queue/MaildirRunner.py, apply the patch
>> and restart Mailman.
>Is this bug only present in certain version of Mailman?  I have lists  
>with hyphenated list names that do not exhibit this problem.

The bug is in all Mailman 2.1.x versions but it only appears if you use
maildir delivery to Mailman which is not the default and which very
few sites use.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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