[Mailman-Users] admindb cgi functions don't work.
jonc at nc.rr.com
Mon Dec 22 17:18:26 CET 2003
On Mon, 2003-12-22 at 10:59, Chris Johnson wrote:
> On 22 Dec 2003, Jon Carnes wrote:
> > 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
> > installed.
> > Good Luck - Jon Carnes
> I have
> in the system. And I'm running this directly off the system the lsts
> are on. So there are no URL redirects.
> If the python2 I'm using is any good then at least I think I know
> what it isn't. Hopefully.
> Thank you. Any other ideas?
> I'm desperate enough that I'm tracking code. If you're familiar
> with it at all, the process_form fuction never gets called. If I'm
> reading the code right, admindb thinks my form submission isn't a form
> submission. Very strange. I'm running the apache-1.3.27-3 rpm also.
Those rpms should give you all the Python you need.
Have you tried "VIRTUAL_HOST_OVERVIEW = 0" in your mm_cfg.py file?
What does your ~mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py file look like? Can you
include a copy.
Also, have your run "check_perms" on the system yet?
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