[MPlayer-dev-eng] mailing list changes on mphq (again)
arpi at thot.banki.hu
Wed May 1 23:51:02 CEST 2002
> > after a day of rtfming and trial-and-fix-and-hacking i ended up with
> > sendmail running at port 25 to handle incoming mails (qmail doens't work
> > with mailman, due to access right limitations) and qmail at 26 to send
> > outgoing mails to list members. it's ugly but seems to finally work...
> As far as I remember, somewhere I've seen some dox about the cooperation
> between qmail and mailman.
yes, i've read it, too
it sugegst a big mess with UID and GID numbers to get same for mailman and
qmail, and recompilation of mailman with some nonstd options etc...
i've tried it, partially, but didn't work
qmail runs as user with very limited permissions, while mailman assumes
it's started by root (as sendmail does) and wants to change its uid runtime
> > note that qmail docs are very outdated or dunno what, but many things
> > descrobed there don't work at all. not mentioing that qmail's csh script
> > gets syntax error with csh but works with bash etc...
> Why do you use csh then? :)
qmail doc said run it with csh. i'm not using it, just tried, as written above
> I've just killed these ugly things from my
> qmail installs with own init script etc etc (and some minor qmail hacks
> as well :)
yes i always forget this clean debian way :)
A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team
Developer of MPlayer, the Movie Player for Linux - http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu
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