[Mailman-Users] installing mailman and sendmail

Shams Fantar sfantar at snurf.info
Thu May 1 10:14:12 CEST 2008

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Hank van Cleef wrote:

> I'm going to jump in here as I run Mailman with sendmail on a Solaris
> system.  I can't comment on pecuiliarities of a Linux precompiled
> distribution.
> The Mailman installation manual goes through the steps of enabling 
> a link to smrsh.
> http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman/mailman-install/node32.html
> Additionally, you'll need to enable the sendmail smrsh capability.
> You need to do this by adding a line in the main.mc file for sendmail
> and rerunning the M4 process to recreate the sendmail.cf file.
> The line to add is:
> FEATURE(smrsh, /usr/lib/smrsh)dnl
> This assumes that the smrsh executable is in /usr/lib.

Apparently, I have to put the "FEATURE..." in  /etc/mail/sendmail.mc

> If you are trying to run with a precompiled sendmail, you'll need to
> configure main.mc for a variety of things that generally aren't in
> default installations; the line above in "in addition to" selecting
> things like relay control, masquerading, access_db, virtusertable etc. etc.  

> Hank

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