Ken Bedell wrote:
>I have majordomo set up so it seems to be serving lists, but I can't figure
>out three things that it seems should be obvious.
>1) I want the reply to: header to have the name of the group so that when
>someone hits reply in their mail reader the message goes to the list. It
>seemed to me that I should be able to accomplish this by putting $LIST in
>the reply_to variable in the group.config file.
>2) Then I want the subject of every message to New Connection: followed by
>the subject that the sender used. Again it seemed to me that I should be
>able to make this happen by using the variable subject_prefix.
>3) Then I want to have printed at the bottom of every message information
>about a website where people can sign up for additional mailing lists. It
>seems that I should put this information into the message_footer variable.
>Since my lists don't seem to be influenced by changes I make to variables in
>the group.config file, I suspect that I am missing something completely
>about how to configure individual lists.
No, you're missing something about how to write the aliases for your
MTA, and it's spelled out in the docs.
If you have your list configured like this:
...then what piece of software would ever be invoked to process the mail
such that anything in the configuration file would actually ever happen?
If, however, your aliases are of a form like:
mylist: "|/path/to/mj/wrapper resend -h yourhost.dom.ain -l mylist
...then the resend program gets invoked and makes all of the changes you