[Mailman-Users] IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/hom e/mailman/lists/test/config.db'
jsintz at ohiohistory.org
Thu Dec 7 17:26:30 CET 2000
I did a 'make clean' and then put the correct settings in for --with-cgi-gid
and --with-mail-gid and everything works great now (thought I did that the
My exact problem was not listed on any of the FAQs and searching the list
(at python.org) is like pulling teeth. So thanks for the answer to a
seemingly NEWBIE question.
Anyone ever thought about adding the archives to egroups or some other list
site that would make searching easier?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Keir Vaughan-Taylor [SMTP:keir at commsecure.com.au]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2000 4:47 PM
> To: James Sintz
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
> James Sintz wrote:
> > Just installed Mailman and when I try to access the admin page for my
> > list I get the following message in my browser.
> > "Bug in Mailman version 2.0
> > We're sorry, we hit a bug!
> > Please inform the webmaster for this site of this problem. Printing of
> > traceback and other system information has been explicitly inhibited,
> > the webmaster can find this information in the Mailman error logs. "
> > Here is what the error log says:
> > Traceback (innermost last):
> > File "/home/mailman/cron/gate_news", line 222, in ?
> > main()
> > File "/home/mailman/cron/gate_news", line 203, in main
> > process_lists(lock)
> > File "/home/mailman/cron/gate_news", line 140, in process_lists
> > mlist = MailList.MailList(listname, lock=0)
> > File "/home/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 79, in __init__
> > self.Load()
> > File "/home/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 891, in Load
> > dict, e = self.__load(dbfile)
> > File "/home/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 868, in __load
> > fp = open(dbfile)
> > IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
> > Do I have something set up wrong or is this truly a bug?
> > ------------------------------------------------------
> > Mailman-Users maillist - Mailman-Users at python.org
> > http://www.python.org/mailman/listinfo/mailman-users
> This is a group/ownership problem and the cron daemon can't execute the
> scripts. Two sources of error. One is that you must have user id mailman
> configure and set the crontab.in into you crontab directory.
> Also make sure with the --with-cgi-gid and --with-mail-gid parameters are
> during the configuration run. This is a major nuisance about mailman at
> Check in /etc/passwd to find the mail
> Default user.....sometimes it is called mail
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