[Mailman-Users] generic_nonmember_action and header_filter_rules
pennguin at mac.com
Mon Oct 13 17:37:18 CEST 2008
Is mm_cfg.py going to be replaced each time Mailman is upgraded, or
would these changes persist across upgrades?
On Oct 12, 2008, at 8:55 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Russell Clemings wrote:
>> I have generic_nonmember_action set to "reject." I also have
>> header_filter_rules set to "hold" if an incoming message has
>> "X-Spam-Flag: YES" in its headers.
>> My current problem is the second test overrides the first -- i.e., if
>> a non-member tries to post a message flagged as spam, it is held
>> rather than rejected. As you might imagine, this happens rather
>> Is there a way to change the order of operations on these filters?
>> like to have posts from non-members rejected every time, whether they
>> match the spam filter or not.
>> This is cPanel's hack of Mailman (version 2.1.11.cp2), not the real
>> mccoy, fwiw.
> Do you have access to mm_cfg.py? That's what's required to change
> IncomingRunner passes the message througe a pipeline of handler
> modules. The first one that says hold|reject|discard this message
> determins what is done. The default pipeline is
> GLOBAL_PIPELINE = [
> # These are the modules that do tasks common to all delivery paths.
> # And now we send the message to the digest mbox file, and to the
> arch and
> # news queues. Runners will provide further processing of the
> # specific to those delivery paths.
> # Now we'll do a few extra things specific to the member delivery
> # (outgoing) path, finally leaving the message in the outgoing
> SpamDetect does header_filter_rules; Moderate does member moderation
> and non-member actions, and Hold does several miscellaneous holds.
> To do what you want, you need to reorder the pipeline so that
> SpamDetect comes after Moderate.
> You could do this by putting the following in mm_cfg.py
> GLOBAL_PIPELINE.insert(GLOBAL_PIPELINE.index('Hold'), 'SpamDetect')
> which would remove SpamDetect from the pipeline and then insert it
> between Moderate and Hold.
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