[Mailman-Users] mm_cfg

Dimitri Maziuk dmaziuk at bmrb.wisc.edu
Thu Jan 4 12:30:49 EST 2018

On 2018-01-04 11:06, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> As I understand your
> post, RH/Centos leaves mm_cfg.py in /var/lib/mailman/Mailman and puts
> a link in /etc.  But Debian moves the actual file to /etc/mailman, and
> puts a link in /var/lib/mailman/Mailman.  Almost surely people are
> going to end up with their custom configs overwritten with the default
> when they upgrade.

Debian's way is better for this use case because it's /etc/mailman that 
moves between the nodes. Anyway, on 2nd thought I'll just modify it on 
both nodes: it's not like it gets any changes after the initial hostname 
and spamassassin additions.

> It's just not worth it for an application that's basically EOL, just
> to make one user with an exceptional environment happier.

No, of course not.


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