[Mailman-Users] Re: [Mailman-Developers] 2 Quickies

John Viega viega at list.org
Thu Jun 4 07:47:32 CEST 1998

Just to let everyone know how this one turned out:

On Wed, Jun 03, 1998 at 07:44:11PM -0400, Corbett Klempay wrote:

> 1)
> Cron is giving me this every 5 minutes:
> Traceback (innermost last):
>   File "/home/mailman/cron/gate_news", line 41, in ?
>     file = open(os.path.join(mm_cfg.DATA_DIR, "gate_watermarks.last"),
> "w")
> IOError: (13, 'Permission denied')

Mailman was installed w/ group user instead of group mailman.

> 2)
> And I'm getting a 403 Forbidden on the test list...I'm thinking this might
> be related to the other admin installing cgi-wrap...I'm not too keen on
> how it works.

The problem here was that /home/mailman needed to be "chmod a+rx"'d.
That one should be mentioned in the install document!


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