[Mailman-Users] qrunner lock

Chris Lawson clawson at jungle.ca
Wed Oct 9 06:37:44 CEST 2002

on 10/8/02 2:01 PM, Jon Carnes aka jonc at nc.rr.com wrote:

> On Mon, 2002-10-07 at 23:08, Chris Lawson wrote:
>>> Are the proper directories setup as Set-gid?
>> Um... a bit of a knowledge blind spot for me. The directory of a given
>> private list archive is mailman.mailman.
> In the INSTALL file for Mailman it details some setup directions:
> Make sure this directory is set to group `mailman' (or whatever
> you're going to specify as --with-ownergroup) and has the setgid
> bit set (but see README.BSD if you're on a BSD system).  You
> probably also want to guarantee that this directory is readable
> and executable by everyone.  For example, these shell commands
> will accomplish this:
>     % cd $prefix   (cd /home/mailman)
>     % chgrp mailman .
>     % chmod a+rx,g+ws .

Okay. Did that.

> I friggin hate the RPM versions of Mailman.  You might simply want to
> install from source and see if everything works after that...

Okay. I did that. Most things seem to work.

I still seem to be getting this odd error with the request.db

Oct 09 00:36:27 2002 admin(8367):
admin(8367): [----- Mailman Version: 2.0.13 -----]
admin(8367): [----- Traceback ------]
admin(8367): Traceback (innermost last):
admin(8367):   File "/home/mailman/scripts/driver", line 96, in run_main
admin(8367):     main()
admin(8367):   File "/home/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/admindb.py", line 118, in
admin(8367):     mlist.Save()
admin(8367):   File "/home/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 860, in Save
admin(8367):     self.SaveRequestsDb()
admin(8367):   File "/home/mailman/Mailman/ListAdmin.py", line 93, in
admin(8367):     self.__closedb()
admin(8367):   File "/home/mailman/Mailman/ListAdmin.py", line 80, in
admin(8367):     fp = open(self.__filename, 'w')
admin(8367): IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:

>>>  Have you run out of space on any of your volumes?
>> I'm close, but /var has 9mb left and that's as close as I come to full.
> 9mb?!?  That's not a lot of free space... I personally would worry about
> that.  Check your log files and see if you can't delete some - so you
> can reclaim more space.

I cleared a bunch of space. There's now 135M free.

Chris Lawson
clawson at jungle.ca

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