[Mailman-Users] qrunner lock
clawson at jungle.ca
Wed Oct 9 19:03:31 CEST 2002
on 10/9/02 11:03 AM, Jon Carnes at jonc at nc.rr.com typed:
> Just to remove any thought of rights issues, how about setting the
> rights to that file so that it is read/writable to all.
> The current rights should look like this:
> -rw-rw-r-- mailman mailman
They do now. But they didn't. They were...
-rw-r--r-- 1 root mailman 1377 Oct 8 23:47 request.db
...which I take to be a problem.
I changed them to mailman.mailman group read and write and the error
messages went away.
These are lists that were created and/or modified during my ill-fated
flirtation with the rpm version of mailman. I tarred them to another
directory, uninstalled the rpm version, deleted the residual directories,
and copied the lists back after I had reinstalled mailman from the source
I assume that somewhere along that tortured path I or RedHat's rpm messed up
> To set the file so that it is world writable:
> chmod a+w request.db
Maybe I don't need to do that?
> What OS are you using? Are you on a BSD system?
No. It's RedHat Linux 7.0.
> Check /etc/passwd and make sure that the UID for mailman is unique.
> Check /etc/group and make sure that the GID for mailman is unique.
Chris Lawson, clawson at jungle.ca
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