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From: Daniel Robbins <drobbins@g.o>
To: pof <pau@××××××.org>
Cc: peitolm@g.o, gentoo-admin@g.o
Subject: [Gentoo-admin] Re: About Spam at gentoo.org mailing lists
Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2002 12:24:11
Message-Id: 1030227698.24731.1.camel@inventor.gentoo.org
Hi Pau,

I'm forwarding this information to our new admin team so that they can
implement such a solution. Thanks for emailing it to use -- we
definitely don't want spam on our lists.

Best Regards,

Daniel

On Sat, 2002-08-24 at 06:28, pof wrote:
> Hello, > > I am a subscriber at several gentoo.org mailing lists. Recently there > has been some spam on the lists, see for example: > > http://lists.gentoo.org/pipermail/gentoo-dev/2002-August/014590.html > http://lists.gentoo.org/pipermail/gentoo-dev/2002-August/014595.html > http://lists.gentoo.org/pipermail/gentoo-dev/2002-August/014600.html > > I run mailman on my server, and I've implemented an anti-spam solution > using procmail that may be useful to you too. It is quite simple: > > > Step 1: Change your mailman wrapper in /etc/mail/aliases: > > Change > list-name: "|/var/mailman/mail/wrapper post list-name" > > to > list-name: "|/usr/bin/procmail -m MAILMAN=list-name \ > /var/mailman/procmail/procmailrc" > (wrapped for better reading) > > > Step 2: Put attached procmailrc file into > /var/mailman/procmail/procmailrc and modify it (if necessary) to feet > your needs. > > > Step 3: Go to mailman's administrative interface and add > X-Note: .* > to "Hold posts with header value matching a specified regexp" under > Privacy Options for the list, or set this default for all mailing list > using "bounce_matching_headers" variable in your mailman's > configuration. > > > If you find this useful or have any questions or comments please let me > know. > > Best Regards, > > Pau Oliva. > > > P.S: I also have an anti-virus solution to mailman if you are > interested, but this is not main Gentoo mailing lists problem. > > > -- > .----------------------------------------------. > | Pau Oliva Fora http://pof.eslack.org | > | KeyID: 665D05B533539E02 available at keyserv | > `----------------------------------------------'
-- Daniel Robbins Chief Architect, Gentoo Linux http://www.gentoo.org