[Mailman-Users] Re: Help - Installation with sendmail GID error - Please Help

Vizi Szilard vizisz at freemail.hu
Wed Jun 27 08:49:17 CEST 2001


Johannes Puschmann wrote:
> Do a make clean, ./configure --with-mail-gid=2, --with-other-options

That shoud work, but the best way to know the correct mail-gid is:

[vizisz at tatooin vizisz]$ grep DefaultUser /etc/sendmail.cf
O DefaultUser=8:12

So in my case I have to use --with-mail-gid=12.

>   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> Failure to exec script. WANTED gid 12, GOT gid 2. (Reconfigure to take 2?)
> 554 5.3.0 "|/home/mailman/mail/wrapper post test"... unknown mailer error 2

And do not forget to make a link in the smrsh directory, or read the

In a few words:
     $  su
     $  cd /etc/smrsh
     $  ln -s /home/mailman/mail/wrapper wrapper

Szilard Vizi
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