[Mailman-Users] strange behavior with EXTERNAL_PUBLIC_ARCHIVER

Jonas Meurer jonas at freesources.org
Sun Jun 29 00:55:27 CEST 2003

On 28/06/2003 To Mailman-Users wrote:
> hello,
> i realized some strange behavior of mailman with the
> EXTERNAL_PUBLIC_ARCHIVER option. simply setting it to
> '/usr/bin/id > /tmp/log 2>&1' gives in /tmp/log:
> uid=38(list) gid=38(list) groups=0(root),102(lpadmin),109(shutdown)

mh, the problem is at the debian package: mailmanctl start is run as
root. if i start mailman as list, /tmp/log has the output i expected:
uid=38(list) gid=38(list) groups=38(list),106(lurker)


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