[Mailman-Users] Perm Hosery in 2.0rc1?

Michael Brennen mbrennen at fni.com
Fri Oct 27 04:10:39 CEST 2000

Hi Wil... :)

I had the same problem running the Mandrake 7.x secure kernel; I had
no idea until afterwards that the Openwall patches are apparently in
that kernel.  You'll either need the workaround patch from
sourceforge or run the standard kernel.

   -- Michael

On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Dan Mick wrote:

> That looks like the Openwall Security Patch issue; hard links
> are restricted in some way I don't remember.  Check the list archives;
> Marc Merlin has an installation procedure that works around the problem,
> and has posted about it several times.
> > I'm trying to set up 2.0rc1, and I can't seem to get it working.  There
> > seems to be a problem with permissions.  I've run check_perms and it
> > only bitches about the docs/ directory, which I created (for HTML docs).
> > I've found, however, that I get an error when I try to use the admin CGI,
> > and it leaves a lockfile in locks/ that causes any subsequent attempts
> > to hang.  I've found I can make modifications through the admin CGI
> > if I change the owner of lists/<listname>/config.db* to nobody (the
> > user&group of Apache).

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