[Mailman-Users] OSError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted

Barbara Johansen barbara at sprog.auc.dk
Sun Feb 4 22:53:47 CET 2001

I just installed Mailman on our Mandrake 7.1 server with Sendmail 8.11
When I add a new list, the list-owner does not get a mail.
When I try to subscribe through the webpages, I hit a Bug.
The same when I try to see the admin webpages

Bug in Mailman version 2.0.1

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, but
the webmaster can find this information in the Mailman error logs. 
The error log says:

Feb 04 22:41:18 2001 admin(9269):
admin(9269): [----- Mailman Version: 2.0.1 -----]
admin(9269): [----- Traceback ------]
admin(9269): Traceback (innermost last):
admin(9269):   File "/pack/mailman/scripts/driver", line 96, in run_main
admin(9269):     main()
admin(9269):   File "../Mailman/Cgi/admin.py", line 139, in main
admin(9269):     mlist.Save()
admin(9269):   File "../Mailman/MailList.py", line 856, in Save
admin(9269):     self.__save(dict)
admin(9269):   File "../Mailman/MailList.py", line 832, in __save
admin(9269):     os.link(fname, fname_last)
admin(9269): OSError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted
admin(9269): [----- Python Information -----]
admin(9269): sys.version    = 1.5.2 (#1, May  9 2000, 15:05:56)  [GCC
2.95.3 19991030 (prerelease)]
admin(9269): sys.executable = /usr/bin/python
admin(9269): sys.prefix     = /usr
admin(9269): sys.exec_prefix= /usr
admin(9269): sys.path       = /usr
admin(9269): sys.platform   = linux-i386
admin(9269): [----- Environment Variables -----]
admin(9269):    DOCUMENT_ROOT: /home/httpd/html
admin(9269):    SERVER_ADDR:
admin(9269):    HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING: gzip, deflate
admin(9269):    SERVER_PORT: 80
admin(9269):    PATH_TRANSLATED: /home/httpd/html/4test/
admin(9269):    REMOTE_ADDR:
admin(9269):    HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE: da
admin(9269):    GATEWAY_INTERFACE: CGI/1.1
admin(9269):    SERVER_NAME: www.miiisp.control.auc.dk
admin(9269):    HTTP_CONNECTION: Keep-Alive
admin(9269):    HTTP_USER_AGENT: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0;
Windows NT; DigExt)
admin(9269):    HTTP_ACCEPT: application/vnd.ms-excel, application/msword,
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint, image/gif, image/x-xbitm
ap, image/jpeg, image/pjpeg, */*
admin(9269):    REQUEST_URI: /mailman/admin/4test/
admin(9269):    QUERY_STRING: 
admin(9269):    SCRIPT_FILENAME: /pack/mailman/cgi-bin/admin
admin(9269):    PATH_INFO: /4test/
admin(9269):    HTTP_HOST: miiisp.control.auc.dk
admin(9269):    REQUEST_METHOD: GET
admin(9269):    SERVER_SIGNATURE: 
admin(9269):    SCRIPT_NAME: /mailman/admin
admin(9269):    SERVER_ADMIN: root at localhost
admin(9269):    SERVER_SOFTWARE: Apache-AdvancedExtranetServer/1.3.12
(NetRevolution/Linux-Mandrake) PHP/3.0.16 mod_perl/1.22
admin(9269):    PYTHONPATH: /pack/mailman
admin(9269):    SERVER_PROTOCOL: HTTP/1.1
admin(9269):    REMOTE_PORT: 1783

Can you please help me figure out what's wrong?

Barbara B. Johansen Faculty of Humanities
Computing office
Aalborg University
Kroghstraede 3
DK 9220 Aalborg

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