[Mailman-Users] Error creating mailing list with http://URL/mailman/create

Robin Cook rcook at wyrms.net
Fri May 30 06:34:16 CEST 2003


I have just install mailman and everything seems to be working until I
try to create a mailing list using the web interface.  When I click on
the create list button I get this error below.  I couldn't find in in
the FAQ and the archives listed was a bad link.  What is set wrong?

Robin Cook

Bug in Mailman version 2.1.2

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Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/mailman/scripts/driver", line 87, in run_main
  File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 55, in main
    process_request(doc, cgidata)
  File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 217, in
    sys.modules[modname].create(mlist, cgi=1)
  File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/MTA/Postfix.py", line 232, in create
  File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/MTA/Postfix.py", line 53, in
    raise RuntimeError, msg % (acmd, status, errstr)
RuntimeError: command failed: /usr/sbin/postalias
/var/spool/mailman/data/aliases (status: 1, Operation not permitted)

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