[Mailman-Users] Trouble with "Reply-to:"
heller at deepsoft.com
Thu Jun 15 20:56:10 EDT 2017
At Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:27:58 -0700 Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> On 06/15/2017 04:36 AM, Frank Elsner wrote:
> > running mailman-2.1.12-26.el6.x86_64 under Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.9
> > we have trouble with the "Reply-To:" header settings.
> > The list config contains
> > first_strip_reply_to = 1
> > reply_goes_to_list = 2
> > reply_to_address = 'redacted at mailbox.tu-berlin.de'
> > but mails going though the list have no "Reply-To:" line in header.
> Please see <https://wiki.list.org/x/12812344>. Then contact RedHat about
> what appears to be a bug in their mailman-2.1.12-26.el6.x86_64 package.
You could try upgrading to mailman-2.1.16 (an el5 SRPM is available at
and I am sure it builds under EL6, since I have done it).
> > What might be the cause? What overlooked? Where to look?
> I suppose it's possible that Mailman is adding the Reply-To: and the
> outgoing MTA is removing it, but in any of our Mailman 2.1 distributions
> since 2.1.1 the above settings will result in
> Reply-To: redacted at mailbox.tu-berlin.de
> being added to the outgoing message.
> You could look at your Mailman/Handlers/CookHeaders.py in the section
> that begins with the comment
> # Reply-To: munging. ...
> to see it it looks correct. In particular, this
> # List admin wants an explicit Reply-To: added
> if mlist.reply_goes_to_list == 2:
> is what puts reply_to_address in the Reply-To: header in the outgoing
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