On Tue, 7 Dec 1999, Michael Slade wrote:
> My ISP has set up a majordomo list for me to manage and I control it via
> sending majordomo newconfig messages.
> I think I've successfully set the parameters for 'moderate=yes' and
> 'administrivia=yes' but neither seems to be working.
> Is there something else that I need to set?
> Looking at FAQs and archive messages about Majordomo suggests that something
> needs to be done about 'resend'. How do I as a list manager do it?
You're on the right track, but you as a list manager can't make the
change - it'll take root authority on the server to re-define the aliases
for your list. Tell your ISP to pipe all messages thru the resend script,
instead of sending them directly to the list.
Your list alias now looks something like this:
..and it should actually be two aliases like this:
list: "|/path/to/majordomo/wrapper resend -l list list-outgoing"
..and while you're at it, tell your ISP to read the FAQ section 3.6 for
reasons why the second alias should NOT be named anything so obvious as
> I've tested other functionality and it works -shut off the 'who' command,
> setting subscribe to open+auto, etc.
all those functions are implemented in the majordomo script. For other
functions which depend on resend, grep thru the list.config file for