[Mailman-Users] archives

Michael Ghens michael at spconnect.com
Sun Nov 8 02:15:09 CET 1998

I was looking through the achives. This may be a bug. <!--#var archivedate

Apache does not recoginize this.

Michael Ghens                       Small Planet Connections
Internet: michael at spconnect.com     Santa Barbara, CA 
 Unix is user friendly. It's just selective about who its friends are.

On Fri, 6 Nov 1998, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:

> Date: Fri, 6 Nov 1998 17:57:24 -0500 (EST)
> From: Barry A. Warsaw <bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us>
> To: Darren Henderson <darren at jasper.somtel.com>
> Cc: mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] 1.0b6 private archives, a typo, etc
> >>>>> "DH" == Darren Henderson <darren at jasper.somtel.com> writes:
>     DH> The package still fails to compile under freebsd unless gmake
>     DH> is used.
> Unfortunately, we only have Solaris and Linux here to test on, so if
> you could give more details (and patches? :-) I'd really appreciate
> it.  I just fixed a problem with the top level Makefile, so you should 
> try to do a CVS update and ./config.status to regenerate the Makefile.
> AFAICT, our Makefiles should be compatible with both stock Solaris 2.6
> make (/usr/ccs/bin/make) and GNU make 3.76.1.
>     DH> There is a typo on the general list page, under Using
>     DH> MAILLIST... "You can post a message to the all the list
>     DH> members..."
>     DH> I'm relatively new to mailman (and python) but out of
>     DH> curiosity... is there a reason to have _all_ the
>     DH> subdirectories under mailman sgid? Its probably valid just at
>     DH> first glance it seems a bit excesive.
> Setgid on the directories means that any files created in those
> directories will inherit the group ownership, presumably `mailman'.
> This is critical for the directories that Mailman writes files into,
> but it's very convenient for the other directories as well (since
> we're creating new files in there occasionally).
> -Barry
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