[Mailman-Users] new install: 404 error and empty cgi-bin?

Harald Meland Harald.Meland at usit.uio.no
Wed Feb 3 18:59:03 CET 1999

[Christopher Kolar]

> At 04:47 PM 2/2/99 , J C Lawrence wrote:
> >On Tue, 02 Feb 1999 11:51:17 -0600 
> >Christopher Kolar<ckolar at admin.aurora.edu> wrote:
> >
> >> One thing that I would like to ask: the cgi-bin directory is empty
> >> -- I would have expected the scripts to be there or at least
> >> symbolic links.  
> >
> >Something went wrong when you did `make install`.  You
> >~mailman/cgi-bin directory should look something like this:
> [....]
> I did the configure-installation process two more times and came up with
> the same result: the cgi-bin directory is empty.

Are any NFS disks involved in this, by any chance?  What is the output

  # cd mailman-1.0b8/src
  # make -n install
  # make install


> Any thoughts on my I am being singled out for this affliction?

If you're installing to a NFS disk, the disk needs to be exported
root-writeable -- on Linux, I think the /etc/exports option you need
is "no_root_squash", other OSes differ.

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