[Mailman-Users] bin/genaliases not generating aliases?

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Dec 15 23:01:33 EST 2016

On 12/15/2016 06:52 PM, Caesar Samsi wrote:
> The earlier attempt was to use a ubuntu package style —prefix with ./configure. I’ve abandoned that and am now just using the mailman 2.1.23 tgz plain and simple:
> ./configure
> make
> sudo make install
> The previously attached mm_cfg.py has MTA=Postfix …
> MTA='Postfix'

Yes, but is that in /usr/local/mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py, or somewhere else?

> SMTPHOST = 'localhost'
> I’ve also searched (whereis and locate) the disk for virtual-mailman and virtual-mailman.db and did not find any.

When genaliases creates them, which it hasn't, they will be in

> Ah but if bin/genaliases is not reading my /etc/mailman/mm_cfg.py then what could it be reading?

It is reading /usr/local/mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py. Is that the one
you're looking at?

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