[Mailman-Users] nothing returned from posts.

Nigel Metheringham Nigel.Metheringham at InTechnology.co.uk
Thu Jan 18 17:21:45 CET 2001

mabran3 at ronco.netlab.uky.edu said:
> i'm using exim as my MTA.  when i post to a list, i get nothing in
> trurn, no error, nothing.  the sending completes, then the machine
> later complains...

> 2001-01-18 04:32:56 14JBRA-0005DQ-00 <= mabran3 at ronco.netlab.uky.edu
> U=mabran3 P=local S=506 id=20010118043256.A20046 at ronco.netlab.uky.edu
> 2001-01-18 04:32:57 14JBRA-0005DQ-00 Neither the system_aliases
> director nor the address_pipe transport set a uid for local delivery
> of |/usr/local/mailman/mail/wrapper post miketest-admin

That means it cannot run the pipe command because there is no uid/gid 
associated with your aliases director.


However you will do better going to

and reconfiguring exim that way, whilst removing all the mailman 
references from your aliases files.


> do i need to re-install with the mail GID set differently? 

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