[Mailman-Users] Howto solve unknown mailer error without recompiling?

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Sun Jun 23 20:53:21 CEST 2002

Last time I talked to the guy doing the Mailman RPM for Mandrake (my 
favorite dist), he said that he was setting it up to work with Postfix.  
You might want to look around and see if there is a specific MDK-rpm for 
sendmail.  Or you might want to use Postfix as your MTA.

An other option is to install from source.  Installing from source is very 
trivial:  You download the source and extract it (tar -xzf ...), change to 
the directory formed by untarring it and run "./configure" then "make 

On Saturday 22 June 2002 11:27 am, David Weisgerber wrote:
> Hi,
> does somebody know how I can do this? The problem is, that I am running
> Mandrak Linux 8.2 and I installed Mailman from the MDK8.2 CDs but he has
> this problems... Do I have to reinstall the RPM with setting it to the
> right GID?
> The funny is, that I think that the GID is set right ( 12 - mail ) but it
> wants to have it set to 99 ( unknown ). What can I do ? By the way, I am
> using sendmail.
>    ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
> "|/var/lib/mailman/mail/wrapper mailowner kutro"
>     (reason: 2)
>     (expanded from: kutro-admin)
>    ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> Failure to exec script. WANTED gid 99, GOT gid 12.  (Reconfigure to take
> 12?) 554 5.3.0 unknown mailer error 2
> Thanks for help,
> David

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