#1224 FAQ: really need root?

2.1 beta
open
nobody
1
2008-01-23
2008-01-08
jidanni
No

Add to FAQ:

Q: Surely I could install mailman on my web shared hosting plan
without root. I'll just use --with-username=$USER --with-groupname=`id
-g` ... --with-cgi-ext=.cgi etc. and then use my .procmailrc to
redirect what comes to the extra mailboxes my hosting plan allows me
to make...

A: Ah but Holmes, you have neglected a fundamental...

Discussion

  • jidanni
    jidanni
    2008-01-10

    Logged In: YES
    user_id=1971011
    Originator: YES

    Add to Q:
    And for sending mail I can use /usr/sbin/sendmail -i -f ...

     
  • jidanni
    jidanni
    2008-01-23

    • milestone: --> 2.1 beta
    • priority: 5 --> 1