[Mailman-Users] The Mailman CGI wrapper encountered a fatal error

adamalex at nerim.net adamalex at nerim.net
Wed Nov 5 00:32:38 CET 2003

> On Monday, November 3, 2003, at 12:03 PM, patkins wrote:
>> The user and group exist:
>> group > mailman:x:506:
>> passwd > mailman:x:506:506::/usr/local/mailman:/dev/null
> ...
>> Mailman CGI error!!!
>> The Mailman CGI wrapper encountered a fatal error. This entry is being
>>  stored in your syslog:
>> Failure to find group name mailman.  Try adding this group
>> to your system, or re-run configure, providing an
>> existing group name with the command line option --with-cgi-gid.
> Have you tried verifying the group outside of Mailman? For example have
> you tried executing chgrp on some file using the mailman group? If that
> works as expected, double check the group associated with the CGI
> wrappers in Mailman's cgi-bin directory. A quick look at the code seems
> to imply that either your group file is somehow broken or the group
> settings are incorrect for one or more of your wrapper files.
> Jim


I've a problem with the wrapper too. Could you tell me where are the
wrapper configuration files ? My problem is mailman can not read the
wrapper configuration files.


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