[Mailman-Users] packages vs sources

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Tue Apr 21 23:30:08 CEST 2015

On 4/21/2015 1:38 PM, Danil Smirnov wrote:
> Using 'service' scripts to control ALL server's services
> Considering this 'packagers related' stuff as not important and insisting
> on 'native' way to use cron has less sense for me than the opposite. Why
> standard control of Mailman service in very popular distribution family
> has no reflection in Mailman documentation you mentioned and sometimes
> considers like 'artefacts'?

What 'service' scripts?

On 4/21/2015 2:17 PM, Danil Smirnov wrote:
> You described cron entries copying procedure as 'artifacts' - if init.d
> script supports fully the same functionality, I must agree that 'packager stuff'
> are really artifacts...

See, here's the thing- my systems don't have /etc/init.d/; I put the mailman 
startup in /etc/rc.local. (I use some very popular bsd distros, which are 
rather different from other *nix distros, which are rather different from 
other other *nix distros. It's a lot of work to keep track of all of them.) 
If the MM doc needs to be updated, I'm sure the offer would be well-received.


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