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To: pof <pau@...>
From: Daniel Robbins <drobbins@g.o>
Subject: Re: About Spam at gentoo.org mailing lists
Date: 24 Aug 2002 22:21:38 +0000
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


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