[Mailman-Users] Postfix(chroot) + mailman

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Wed Apr 9 02:07:36 CEST 2003

On Tue, 2003-04-08 at 12:59, Todd wrote:
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> Roberto Barbieri wrote:
> > The problem i'm having is that as postfix run in a chrooted environement
> > i can't get access to the mailman wrapper binary.
> Hmm.  I'm no expert, but I would guess that most people running Postfix do
> so in a chrooted environment.  However, the local and pipe daemons don't run
> chrooted.  Are you sure that's what's causing your problem?  Here's a quote
> taken from /etc/postfix/master.cf:
>     # Chroot: whether or not the service runs chrooted to the mail queue
>     # directory (pathname is controlled by the queue_directory configuration
>     # variable in the main.cf file). Presently, all Postfix daemons can run
>     # chrooted, except for the pipe, virtual and local delivery daemons.
>     # The files in the examples/chroot-setup subdirectory describe how
>     # to set up a Postfix chroot environment for your type of machine.
> - -- 
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> I believe in the noble, aristocratic art of doing absolutely nothing.  And
> someday, I hope to be in a position where I can do even less.

I have to agree with Todd here.  Try installing Mailman from source -
and reading all the README's that are in the Source of Mailman.

RPM's do not install Mailman very well, and I suspect that this
particular RPM is designed to use Sendmail rather than Postfix.

Good Luck - Jon Carnes

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