[Mailman-Users] Re: contents of qfiles/bad ?
david at midrange.com
Wed Jan 15 05:20:24 CET 2003
"John W Baxter" <jwblist at olympus.net> wrote in message
> If you become root using su - and then su - mailman, what happens?
> Output of
> ls -lad ~
/usr/local/home/david $su -
[root at linux root]# su - mailman
/usr/local/home/mailman $ls -lad ~
drwxr-xr-x 7 mailman users 4096 Jan 12 15:22
> It looks as if the moral equivalent of that su sequence is failing,
> the process running as mailman but with /root as the current working
> directory OR as the directory referred to as ~. Since mailman can't write
> files into /root (on any sane system), bad things happen.
I ended up switching the html converter to links ... which seems to be
working well. No clue why lynks doesn't work.
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