mailman 3 on FreeBSD- or mailman replacement?

matthew at matthew at
Wed May 13 15:48:59 UTC 2020

On 13/05/2020 15:48, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> I'm sure I'm not the only one who runs mailman on FreeBSD servers. Now 
> that python 2.7 is about to go, mailman 2 will follow. There is mailman 
> 3 that is based on python 3. There is, however, no mailman 3 port. I 
> wonder if someone already asked mailman port maintainer about mailman 3. 
> I do not like to bother busy person(s) if someone already did.

There's a long thread about this already on the freebsd-ports@ list, 
starting with this message:

and there's this PR:

The problem is that mailman3 is apparently badly documented; has been 
rewritten in a way significantly incompatible with existing mailman2 
setups and despite being 5 years old, is still missing some important 
functionality that mailman2 has.



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