[Mailman-Users] config.db being set to 'root'
gward at mems-exchange.org
Fri Oct 26 23:19:03 CEST 2001
On 26 October 2001, Rob Brandt said:
> 2) New problem - I've created a new list for the first time in a few
> months, and set the file permissions just like other lists I have
> that work fine. After getting everything set up and configured, I
> try and send messages through. The first message comes through OK,
> but subsequent submissions are rejected by Postfix because the
> config.db permissions are wrong. Sure enough, config.db group has
> been set to root. The web pages aren't accessible anymore either.
> I've tried this many times over and it is very repeatable. In fact,
> I've found that if I set ownership correctly, then send 2 or 3
> messages to the list quickly they all come through. But if I wait a
> minute or so, invariably there is an error and the ownership is back
> at root.
Hmmm: could it be that qrunner is changing the permissions? Whose
crontab are you running qrunner from? Try commenting it out of your
crontab, send a message, poke around ~mailman, run qrunner manually
(just like would be done from cron), and then poke around ~mailman
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