[Mailman-Users] ALLOW_FROM_IS_LIST, FROM_IS_LIST and http://wiki.list.org/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=17891458

Steven Owens stevenjowens at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 03:59:22 CEST 2014

On Sun, Jul 13, 2014 at 9:01 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> Yes, I'm saying that and that you will be able to set from_is_list via
> the web GUI as soon as you have updated mm_cfg.py with
> "ALLOW_FROM_IS_LIST = Yes", but you still have to restart Mailman before
> the setting becomes effective.
> The reason for this is the code which processes the from_is_list setting
> also checks the ALLOW_FROM_IS_LIST setting and this code is in a handler
> which runs as part of IncomingRunner which is a persistent process and
> which won't re-import mm_cfg unless Mailman is restarted, but the web
> admin CGI is a new process invoked by the web server for each
> interaction, so it always gets the current mm_cfg.

Cool.   Is there a doc anywhere that explains the mailman internals?

Steven J. Owens
stevenjowens at gmail.com
puff at darksleep.com

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