[Mailman-Users] Incorrect timezone in mailman-generated messages

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Fri Oct 21 19:37:56 CEST 2011

* Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>:
> On Oct 21, 2011, at 10:04 AM, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> >> This date header may have been put on by the local MTA on this machine, or it may have been put on by a Python library, but I don't think it was put on by Mailman itself.  Note that the time is still 15:54, but the timezone is wrong.
> > 
> > Since it's "From: mailman-bounces at solvo.ru" "To: all-owner at solvo.ru"
> > isn't that a mailman generated approval mail?
> The message may have been generated by Mailman, but I am not 100%
> certain that Mailman always puts on whatever headers are required for a
> message, such as the Date header -- many MTAs will add headers like
> this for people/programs who generate messages to be sent but don't
> include them.

Yes, indeed. If postfix is involved, copies of the TZ info IN THE
CHROOT may be old! Thus issue a "postfix check" command.

> Moreover, even if that header were put on before the message is handed
> to the MTA, I don't know that Mailman itself would be putting that
> header on -- I suspect that Mailman would use a Python library to do
> that, as opposed to doing it internally.

Ralf Hildebrandt
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