[CentOS] Re: CentOS-announce mailing list

Neal Macklin centos.org at nrm.com
Thu Sep 14 20:24:48 UTC 2006

This is a small thing; apologize if it's been previously 

In user options for the CentOS-Announce mailing list options 


you can subscribe to architectures of interest.

To receive posts about the i386 architecture, for example, 
the mailing list pattern (as a regexp) is:


whereas the one for all 4.x architectures is:


The problem is that if you are only subscribed to the i386
subset you will miss architecture independent announcements,
such as the recent ones regarding CentOS 4.4 availability.

A solution would be to include a pattern for all relevant 
architectures on the subject line for general release 
announements, which would allow the existing regexp's to 
work.  However this would make subject lines too long as 
John pointed out.

Better might be to modify the existing regexps to 
additionally accept subject lines where no architecture is 



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