[Mailman-Users] Bug in using web-interface "create" function

Todd Freedom_Lover at pobox.com
Wed May 28 05:50:38 CEST 2003

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See http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq06.009.htp

You most likely have a permissions problem on your alias files.

Dan Wright US2002021042 wrote:
> Just installed postfix as our MTA and I noticed this error when using
> the web-interface to create lists
> Bug in Mailman version 2.1.2
> We're sorry, we hit a bug!
> If you would like to help us identify the problem, please email a copy
> of this page to the webmaster for this site with a description of what
> happened. Thanks!
> Traceback:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/local/mailman/scripts/driver", line 87, in run_main
>     main()
>   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 55, in main
>     process_request(doc, cgidata)
>   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 217, in process_request
>     sys.modules[modname].create(mlist, cgi=1)
>   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MTA/Postfix.py", line 232, in create
>     _update_maps()
>   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MTA/Postfix.py", line 53, in _update_maps
>     raise RuntimeError, msg % (acmd, status, errstr)
> RuntimeError: command failed: /usr/sbin/postalias /usr/local/mailman/data/aliases (status: 1, Operation not permitted)

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