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Bug 705382 - Review Request: sympa - Mailing list manager
Summary: Review Request: sympa - Mailing list manager
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nobody's working on this, feel free to take it
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 705372 705376 705377
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-05-17 14:39 UTC by Xavier Bachelot
Modified: 2015-12-11 16:06 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2015-12-11 16:06:36 UTC

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Description Xavier Bachelot 2011-05-17 14:39:20 UTC
Spec URL:
Sympa is an opensource mailing list manager. It provides a powerful list server
including a lot of features via a web interface.

- high performance for huge lists ( > 700.000 subscribers)
- Mime compatible
- data provisioning using LDAP, SQL or other data sources
- various authentication method (SSO, LDAP, X509)
- benefit of S/MIME and DKIM
- internationalized
- web archive with access control, message removal etc
- multi-domain server designed for service providers.
- sophisticated automatic bounce management
- automatic service message and web interface customizable
- SOAP interface for integration with other applications

Comment 1 Xavier Bachelot 2011-06-28 20:25:03 UTC
Update to 6.1.5 :
Spec URL:

Comment 2 Xavier Bachelot 2011-07-23 22:04:03 UTC
Update to 6.1.6 :
Spec URL:

Comment 3 Xavier Bachelot 2011-08-26 00:02:42 UTC
Update to 6.1.7 :
Spec URL:

Comment 4 Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart) 2012-04-02 15:15:42 UTC
I might be interested in helping with this review.
While searching for a maintained sympa package, I've found this repository from the Japanese sympa website:
I haven't look if there is something interesting to grab. (I don't read Japanese).

Comment 5 Xavier Bachelot 2012-04-17 09:54:48 UTC
There is some good stuff to take from the spec file from There are also things that I don't like and won't pass a review anyway. All in all, the spec files are very different and it's not straight forward to merge them, although we talked briefly together about that a few months ago.

Meanwhile, here's an update for the latest release :
Spec URL:

Comment 6 Mario Blättermann 2012-08-26 19:10:12 UTC
The server at doesn't response, perhaps temporarily. Maybe you should provide your files from your webspace?

Comment 7 Mario Blättermann 2012-09-16 19:49:26 UTC
Because this becomes a new package in Fedora, it is mandatory to have systemd support:

Comment 8 Xavier Bachelot 2014-06-10 07:58:45 UTC
Updated package, with systemd support :
Spec URL:

Comment 9 James Hogarth 2015-12-04 02:34:41 UTC
Hi Xavier

It has been over a year since the last comment.

Are you intending to progress this?

As per policy if there is no response with a week this bug will be closed.

Comment 10 James Hogarth 2015-12-11 16:06:36 UTC
It's been over a week with no response from the requestor to the NeedsInfo flag.

Closing as per policy.

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