[Mailman-Users] admindb cgi functions don't work.

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Mon Dec 22 16:32:37 CET 2003

On Mon, 2003-12-22 at 09:25, Chris Johnson wrote:
>      Hi.
>      I've updated to mailman 2.1.3 on my rh7.3 system.  The lists
> work.  Most of the admin functions work.  Check_perms says everything
> is ok.  However, the functions available from the admindb CGI don't
> work.  They didn't in 2.1-8 either.  There seems to be no error log I
> can locate.  I know admindb is running because I moved it and the Web
> server complained, so it is looking at the right CGI.  But it doesn't
> do any of the four available status changes when I try them on any
> message in any list.  This would seem to indicate a systemic problem
> in the CGI.  The group ownership is correct as is the SGID setting. 
>      Are there any diagnostics I can turn on in mailman?  Does anyone
> have ANY clue what might be going on here?  I have a backlog of held
> messages I'd very much like to clear up.  
>      Help GREATLY appreciated.

I've seen this a few times, most often when the webserver using a 
redirect for the URL.  Also, make sure that you have the python2-dev rpm

Good Luck - Jon Carnes

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