[Mailman-Users] Install Help

Matthew Davis matthew.davis at dogpound.vnet.net
Wed Jan 29 00:14:08 CET 2003

* vze1jt1m (greg.martin18 at verizon.net) wrote:
> ./configure --with-mailhost=myhost.mydomain.org --withurlhost=www.mydomain.o
> rg --with-cgi-gid=apache --with-mail-gid=mailman (have also used daemon)

And when you tried it with daemon, what was the error message?

> The original message was received at Mon, 27 Jan 2003 12:32:51 -0500
> ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
> "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman post firstlist"
> (reason: 2)
> (expanded from: <firstlist at myhost.mydomain.org>)
> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> Group mismatch error. Mailman expected the mail
> wrapper script to be executed as group "mail", but
> the system's mail server executed the mail script as
> group "daemon". Try tweaking the mail server to run the
> script as group "mail", or re-run configure,
> providing the command line option `--with-mail-gid=daemon'.
> 554 5.3.0 unknown mailer error 2

Matthew Davis

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