[Mailman-Users] wierd happenings

Derek E Mart marticus at louisville.edu
Fri Aug 11 17:01:17 CEST 2000

* leith parkin (leith12 at hotmail.com) [000811 01:56]:
>   Im running mailman 2beta5 and having strange problems. This is a bsd box 
> which uses sendmail as the MTA. On adding new list members mailman can email 
> welcome messages out, password reminiders etc. However when a post is made 
> to a list, the email just disappears into the nether nether.

I believe this is a permissions problem, try./configure --with-mail-gid 
Check your /var/log/mail   log file for something like the following:
Mailman mail-wrapper: Failure to exec script. WANTED gid 0, GOT gid
2.  (Reconfigure to take 2?)

Derek E. Mart "Marticus" - Systems Programmer II
U of L - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Project - http://www.marticus.org/
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