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Re: [Fwd: Re: Announcing the Fedora EDU Spin Preview]



On Friday 11 July 2008, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
> 2008/7/11 Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com>:
> > Anyone have insight into this?
>
> The issue is that something in postfix on collab1 (where the
> lists.fedoraproject.org mailing lists run) and/or bastion (which
> serves as a central mail gateway) is rewriting
> "<mailinglist>@lists.fedoraproject.org" addresses in the message
> headers to "<mailinglist>@fedoraproject.org". When someone then tries
> to reply to a mailing list post the message is bounced as
> "<mailinglist>@fedoraproject.org" is an invalid address.  I don't have
> enough postfix-fu to fix the problem and no one with enough postfix-fu
> has had the time, access, and/or interest in fixing the problem.
The issue is not postfix.  the issue is mailman setting the replyto wrong.  
Even when i explicitly set the reply to correctly on the secondary arch list 
it is still wrong.

> Until this problem is fixed I've been hesitant to create any (more)
> lists.fedoraproject.org mailing lists.
>
> lists.fedorahosted.org has a similar problem, except that
> "<mailinglist>@fedorahosted.org" works due to some quirks of how
> postfix interprets email addresses (AFAIK without a some hackery
> postfix can't treat "@lists.<domain>" differently from "@<domain>").

im pretty sure it only works  because lists.fedorahosted.org and 
fedorahosted.org are on the same box.

Dennis

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