[Mailman-Users] SetGID

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue Dec 16 18:59:10 CET 2003

You should be able to work around this particular problem by having them
add the apache user (whatever "user" the server runs as) into the
mailman group.  That will allow Apache to run any of the apps and still
have access to all the data.

Good luck - Jon Carnes

On Tue, 2003-12-16 at 11:31, Melanie Dymond Harper wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm in the process of trying to transfer some Mailman list across from one
> server to another; the current server is local, the new server is some
> space on a remotely-hosted server.
> I have everything working in terms of accepting mail and sending it out, but
> I'm having some trouble with the Web interface. Specifically, the web host
> concerned don't allow setuid/setgid scripts within cgi-bin directories. 
> As far as I can tell, it is possible for the wrapper scripts (e.g. /mailman/
> listinfo/) to work without being setgid, but they don't seem to be picking
> up the right set of information -- such as the list of lists available on
> the machine.
> Is it likely that I will be able to work around this, or should I just give 
> up and try to put the lists somewhere else?
> Thanks
> Mel
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