Due to a procmail misconfiguration, I missed any replies to this mail that
may have been sent my way, so please allow me to repost my question...
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 16:25:21 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Piping through approve
As I've said in an earlier message to this list, I had a previous version
of majordomo installed and working, then upgraded to RedHat linux and had
trouble with the "pre-installed" majordomo package. Well, we deleted that
package and did the installation ourselves and we're back up. Business as
I got a couple of messages bounced due to what majordomo thought were
administration requests (specifically, people putting the word "subscribe"
in the body of the message). In the past, I have just piped these messages
through the approve script, but now when I do that, I get an error from
approve saying that there's no password for the list.
In my home directory, I have a file named ".majordomo". It has the format:
list-name password firstname.lastname@example.org
This has not changed since installing the previous version of majordomo.
Why is it that I'm getting these errors, when it worked before? Was
something new added to this version of majordomo that I missed in the
docs? Is it no longer good enough just to have the .majordomo file in my
Thanks in advance.
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