Please take note that this work is still ongoing. The documentation should grow in a near future.
In this chapter, we will provide extensive information on what Sympa looks like “under the hood”. We hope this documentation will be particularly helpful to developers.
See the dedicated page that describe each table of Sympa database.
This chapter describes these modules (or a part of them):
This section presents all the files used in the Sympa engine. The files described are those contained in the sources, consequently:
Failing a better alternative, we present them as they appear in the
src directory from the source distribution.
These scripts are run at installation time. They perform the operations necessary to the correct install and runtime of Sympa.
* [[internals-check_perl_modules|check_perl_modules.pl]] : This script checks installed and required Perl modules. It also does the required installations. * [[internals-important_changes|important_changes.pl]] : This script prints important changes in Sympa since last install. It is based on the %%NEWS *****%% entries. * [[internals-set_symlinks|set_symlinks.pl]] : This script sets symbolic links at installation time. * [[internals-subst|subst.pl]] : This script replaces %%--VAR--%% occurences at installation time.