[Mailman-Users] Nightly Messages Show Problems

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Jul 7 04:17:23 CEST 2015

On 07/06/2015 08:10 AM, Steve Matzura wrote:
> On Sat, 04 Jul 2015 09:11:54 -0700, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>
> wrote:
>> In your case, the RedHat package has modified Mailman's crontab.in to be
>> a system crontab and already installed it in /etc/cron.d/.
> It did, but the file is virtually empty (only three or four comment
> lines warning not to edit it and that its contents is managed by
> /usr/lib/mailman/cron/crontab.in). I have restarted mm thinking the
> contents of crontab.in would be copied to /etc/cron.d/mailman like it
> was when it lived in /var/spool/cron. Should this be done manually?

RedHat's /etc/init.d/mailman copies the cron/crontab.in to
/etc/cron.d/mailman. So if you start Mailman via 'service mailman
start', the crontab in crontab.in will be installed.

At least that's the way I *think* it works. Ask RedHat or look at the
init.d script to be sure.

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