[Mailman-Users] wrapper script run as nogroup

Todd Freedom_Lover at pobox.com
Mon Nov 24 18:25:46 CET 2003

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Jeremy Gilbert wrote:
> I'm having a hell of a time getting this working, but I keep
> coming back to this problem.  I get this back whenever I send
> e-mail to a list address.
> <test at xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com>: Command died with status 2:
>     "/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman post test". Command output:
> Group mismatch
>     error.  Mailman expected the mail wrapper script to be
> executed as group
>     "mailman", but the system's mail server executed the mail
> script as group
>     "nogroup".  Try tweaking the mail server to run the script as
> group
>     "mailman", or re-run configure,  providing the command line
> option
>     `--with-mail-gid=nogroup'.
> This has probably been answered before, but the only answer I
> could find in the archives related to changing the
> --with-mail-gid=nogroup in the configure script.  This only
> creates more problems for me, so I'd like to change Postfix to run
> the wrapper as gid mailman.  However, I can't find how to do this.
> I've followed all the instructions in INSTALL, README and
> README.POSTFIX, but I'm obviously still missing something.

What are the perms on /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman?  Postfix should
be executing the script as whatever group the wrapper has.

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