[Mailman-Users] unknown mailer error 2 - Failed to exec script

Greg Ward gward at mems-exchange.org
Tue Nov 6 23:42:19 CET 2001

On 06 November 2001, Albert E. Whale said:
> This is a Linux Server running Sendmail 8.12.1 .... any ideas what the
> problem is??
> Message delivered to mailing list <test at ns.abs-comptech.com>
> Failure to exec script. WANTED gid 0, GOT gid 12.  (Reconfigure to take
> 12?)
> 554 5.3.0 unknown mailer error 2

The problem is that Mailman wanted to run under gid 0, but actually ran
under gid 12.  You have to either reconfigure and rebuild Mailman, or
fix your MTAs config to match Mailman's expectations (which are
hard-coded in the Mailman "wrapper" binary).

Greg Ward - software developer                gward at mems-exchange.org
MEMS Exchange                            http://www.mems-exchange.org

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