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



2008/7/11 Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us>:
> 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.

The attached excerpts from the mail log on collab1 and the packet
capture of mailman sending out a test message to the rel-eng lists
show that mailman is sending out messages with the proper
"@lists.fedoraproject.org" headers.

        Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 13:07:22 -0500
        From: "Jeffrey Ollie" <jeff ocjtech us>
        To: "Discussion list for Fedora Release Engineering"
        .<rel-eng lists fedoraproject org>
        Subject: test 1 2 3
        MIME-Version: 1.0
        Content-Disposition: inline
        X-BeenThere: rel-eng lists fedoraproject org
        X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.9
        Precedence: list
        Reply-To: Discussion list for Fedora Release Engineering
        .<rel-eng lists fedoraproject org>
        List-Id: Discussion list for Fedora Release Engineering
        .<rel-eng.lists.fedoraproject.org>
        List-Unsubscribe:
<https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/rel-eng>,
        .<mailto:rel-eng-request lists fedoraproject org?subject=unsubscribe>
        List-Archive: <http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/rel-eng>
        List-Post: <mailto:rel-eng lists fedoraproject org>
        List-Help: <mailto:rel-eng-request lists fedoraproject org?subject=help>
        List-Subscribe:
<https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/rel-eng>,
        .<mailto:rel-eng-request lists fedoraproject org?subject=subscribe>
        Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
        Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
        Sender: rel-eng-bounces lists fedoraproject org
        Errors-To: rel-eng-bounces lists fedoraproject org


>> 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.

That was my conclusion as well.

Jeff

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