[Mailman-Users] Sendmail permissions

Chuck D chuckd at aphid.net
Mon May 29 02:40:45 CEST 2000

Hi wonderful MailMan people.

This is slightly off topic but I don't have anywhere better to go.

I am running sendmail as my MTA. Currently I have my mailman aliases in
/etc/mail/mailman-aliases. This file has to be owned by root otherwise
sendmail gives permission denied. I assume this is sendmail being
paranoid rather than actually permission denied, because even if I
change owners to mail or give world write permissions it still gives the

What is the standard way of having a mail aliases file owned by a
regular user (i.e. mailman)? Perhaps I need the DontBlameSendmail

Or move to Postfix of course. Soon, soon. Actually I set up my home box
with Postfix - it roxors =)


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