Mailman issues

Dennis Ristuccia dristuccia at
Thu Dec 5 01:30:16 EST 2013


Thanks for the play-by-play, Mark. Good work.

On 12/5/2013 1:28 AM, Mark Doliner wrote:
> Ok, I believe this is fixed now. I'm using this email as a test.
> Last week (Wednesday or Thursday) I spontaneously decided to try to
> change mailman-related links (email footers, links to and from the
> pipermail archives, etc) to point to the https versions of
> and instead of http.
> /etc/mailman/ from http to https. This didn't seem to be
> quite sufficient. The Internet suggested running this command:
>> /usr/lib/mailman/bin/withlist -l -a -r fix_url
> That updates the URLs for all mailing lists to use the default values
> from the config files. This was correct for our lists, but
> was incorrect for our lists. Sorry.
> I ran these commands:
>> /usr/lib/mailman/bin/withlist -l -r fix_url board -u
>> /usr/lib/mailman/bin/withlist -l -r fix_url discussion -u
>> /usr/lib/mailman/bin/withlist -l -r fix_url messagestyles -u
>> /usr/lib/mailman/bin/withlist -l -r fix_url openim -u
> I also added this line to /etc/mailman/
>      add_virtualhost('', '')
> I think it's not necessary and I'm not sure where that would help us
> (maybe only if we wanted to create a new mailing list
> via a web interface?), but I don't think it hurts us and it should be
> more correct.
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