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Subject: Re: Error in majordomo.pl?
From: Dave Wolfe <dwolfe @ risc . sps . mot . com>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 1997 09:40:17 -0600 (CST)
To: cwilson @ slurp . neu . sgi . com (Chan Wilson)
Cc: majordomo-workers @ greatcircle . com (Majordomo developer's mailing list), lars @ bu . edu, bill @ wagill . com, soldo @ telesys . tnet . com
In-reply-to: <MailDrop1.2d7d.970119123336@ppp-77-24.bu.edu> from "Lars Kellogg-Stedman" at Jan 19, 97 12:33:36 pm
Reply-to: Dave Wolfe <david_wolfe @ risc . sps . mot . com>

[ Lars Kellogg-Stedman writes: ]
> 
> I tracked down my problem with the list command...you're going to love
> this :-).  I'm setting up majordomo for a student group at Binghamton
> University that happens to have the acronym "CoRE"; all of our mailing
> lists have names like "corechat" and "coreann".
> 
> The do_lists() functions performs the following check:
> 
> next if /^(RCS|core)/;
> 
> Which skips any files beginning with "core".  Whoops...

[ Incremental patch against 1.94.1 (includes part of a previous patch) ]

--- majordomo.orig	Tue Dec 10 12:39:47 1996
+++ majordomo	Mon Jan 20 09:36:40 1997
@@ -1192,9 +1190,8 @@
 
     foreach (sort @lists) {
 	$list = $_;
-	$list =~ s,^.*/,,;		# strip off leading path
 	$list =~ /[^-_0-9a-zA-Z]/ && next; # skip non-list files (*.info, etc.)
-	next if /^(RCS|core)/;	# my favorite two.
+	next if /^(RCS|CVS|core)$/;
 
 	&get_config($listdir, $list) if !&cf_ck_bool($list, '', 1);
 
-- 
 Dave Wolfe

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