> # > > How do I stop majordomo from sending me notification every time
> # > > someone subscribes or unsubscribes from a mailing list?
> # >
> # > You don't want to do this. These notifications are the only thing you
> # > have to rebuild the subscriber list if it gets lost. Majordomo has
> # > eaten the subscriber file twice on my lists and I have seen it
> # > reported by at least one other person on majordomo-users.
> # >
> # > Do a 'who' on your list every so often, and keep the (un)subscribe
> # > notifications between times.
> # Couldn't a more succint (and easily maintained) list of people
> # be gotten from the majordomo log? you could alway weed out
> # the who's, info's etc... And keep a recent copy of that.
> C'mon... if you want to keep a backup of the list of subscribers,
> then KEEP A BACKUP OF THE LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS! It's silly to
> keep all of their subscription/unsubscribe requests lying around.
> Set up a crontab to make a backup of all your lists each night/week/etc.
> You could always 'diff' to see what's been lost/added since last
Or use rcs or something....
but again, remember that not all of us have this much control over the
machine on which the lists are kept. For example, in my case, I
can get access to the host, but the files are not readable by me.