[Mailman-Developers] [2.1b4] /usr/local/mailman/pythonlib has
wrong permissions after make install
Barry A. Warsaw
Tue Nov 5 03:05:10 2002
>>>>> "BG" == Ben Gertzfield <email@example.com> writes:
>> Here's a Makefile.in patch that should do the trick. I'll work
>> out a check_perms fix next.
BG> Barry, the change seems okay, but there may be a more
BG> fundamental, simpler problem we haven't addressed -- the user
BG> may not be aware of how critically important it is to run
BG> bin/check_perms first thing before even starting mailmanctl!
BG> Maybe we can just put a message at the end of make install
BG> that says in BIG CAPITAL LETTERS to definitely run
BG> bin/check_perms as root.
Is it really necessary to do more advertising for check_perms? It's
in the README, and FAQ, and all over the mailing list. ;)