[Mailman-Users] Permissions problems

Harald Meland Harald.Meland at usit.uio.no
Tue Jun 15 19:12:51 CEST 1999

[Richard B. Pyne]

> Every time I have installed a new update, I have had to spend
> litterally hours fighting with permissions issues.

As far as I can remember, it has worked for me -- every time.  More
explicit reports on exactly what went wrong are, of course, most

> PLEASE if the install scripts can't be made to set permissions and
> ownership correctly then at least document CLEARLY who needs to own
> what and what permissions are necessary.

I'm hoping to have the time to create an auto-permission-checker.  I
guess that most of the time needed to make such a beast will be spent
thinking through exactly the things you want documented -- the hard
part being not to go making invalid assumptions on what
users/groups/filesystem features/whatever are available/in use on any
particular system.


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