[Mailman-Users] sendmail error.

Jeme A Brelin jeme at brelin.net
Mon Aug 14 00:16:45 CEST 2000

On Sun, 13 Aug 2000, Virginia Beauregard wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Aug 2000, Jeme A Brelin wrote:
> > And yet /var/log/mail.err says:
> > Aug 13 00:54:35 shaft Mailman mail-wrapper: Failure to exec script. WANTED
> > gid 8, GOT gid 1.  (Reconfigure to take 1?)
> > SO what the HELL is giving sendmail gid 1?!?
> What does the "DefaultUser" line of your sendmail.cf file look like?

The DefaultUser line is commented out of sendmail.cf.

I assume this means it's using mail:mail (uid 8, gid 8).

However, could someone explain to me why it's getting gid 1 when it
expects 8?

[jbrelin at shaft]~$ grep mail /etc/group

[jbrelin at shaft]~$ grep mail /etc/passwd
mailman:x:103:103:Mailman Mail Manager:/usr/local/mailman:/bin/sh

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