[Mailman-Users] URL changes

Lee, Davis H lee_d at aps.edu
Fri May 14 16:36:23 CEST 2010

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-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Sapiro [mailto:mark at msapiro.net] 
Sent: Monday, May 10, 2010 11:19 AM
To: Lee, Davis H; mailman-users at python.org
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] URL changes

Lee, Davis H wrote:
>As a part of a migration from OS X to Ubuntu, our list addresses
>from something like  
>to something like 
>where the /cgi-bin/ is now listed.  
>In two places these changes are not coming through, the signatures on
>the sent mail and the management links sent out to list moderators.

Only those two places? It should be everywhere

>Please provide tips on how to change these.

Make sure you have

DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN = 'http://%s/cgi-bin/mailman/'

in mm_cfg.py. Then run fix_url. Also, make sure that msg_footer and
digest_footer contain text like


rather than a fixed URL

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan


Thank you,

I have checked the entries you mentioned for DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN and the
msg & digest footer entries in several of the lists admin management
pages.  They all look good. I've also run fix_url again for each list.
And I rebooted the server.

We continue to have inconsistent results.  It seems that either some
posters or some lists are getting the correct addresses and other
aren't. I also have one particularly frustrating situation where one of
our moderated list's moderator cannot seem to send out his weekly
bulletin.  His messages indicate that the message is posted to the old
address (without /cgi-bin/), which does not exist anymore, but the
messages are not waiting to be approved at the new admindb pages. This
is after I unchecked him as a moderator and made sure that his box
remained unchecked. See immediately below:


-----Original Message-----
From: mailman-bounces at lists.aps.edu
[mailto:mailman-bounces at lists.aps.edu] On Behalf Of
madison_community-bounces at lists.aps.edu
Sent: Friday, May 14, 2010 8:00 AM
To: madison_community-owner at lists.aps.edu
Subject: 4 Madison_Community moderator request(s) waiting

The Madison_Community at lists.aps.edu mailing list has 4 request(s)
waiting for your consideration at:

Please attend to this at your earliest convenience.  This notice of
pending requests, if any, will be sent out daily.

Pending posts:
From: baXXXXXXX at aps.edu on Fri May  7 11:59:20 2010
Cause: Post to moderated list

From: baXXXXXXX at aps.edu on Fri May  7 12:12:28 2010
Cause: Post to moderated list

From: baXXXXXXX at aps.edu on Fri May  7 13:58:57 2010
Subject: Test
Cause: Post to moderated list

From: baXXXXXXX at aps.edu on Thu May 13 15:50:59 2010
Subject: 13 May BPM
Cause: Post to moderated list


In the meantime, some posts do get the correct addresses (with
/cgi-bin/) in the footers 

(Science mailing list
Science at lists.aps.edu

I will try to figure out whether this happens per poster or per list.



1) Is there anything I should do to help you help me? More info,
different composition of email, etc..?

2) Where can I look for these lost postings?

3) Once I find them, can I send them along their merry way, and get the
request messages to stop?

4) Of course... how can I get this inconsistency resolved?

Thank you,

Davis Lee

WAN Administrator
Albuquerque Public Schools
505 830 6870

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