FAQ: really need root?

Bug #266433 reported by Jidanni on 2008-01-09
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GNU Mailman

Bug Description

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...


Jidanni (jidanni) wrote :

Originator: YES

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

Jidanni (jidanni) wrote :
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