[Mailman-Users] Error message on upgrade

Allan Trick atrick at prin.edu
Mon Oct 6 05:08:19 CEST 2003

At 09:15 PM 10/5/2003, Todd wrote:

> > Group mismatch error.  Mailman expected the CGI
> > wrapper script to be executed as group "www", but
> > the system's web server executed the CGI script as
> > group "apache".  Try tweaking the web server to run the
> > script as group "www", or re-run configure,
> > providing the command line option `--with-cgi-gid=apache'.
>Well, it is in some strange, hard to decipher language :-), but I think 
>it's saying that you need to re-run the configure script with the option 
>`--with-cgi-gid=apache' set.

What we missed was the name of the Mailman script ("configure").  We read 
right over that and assumed it was talking about needed to reconfigure 
apache ("try tweaking the web server").  So your reply pointed out our 
error, and everything's working great now!



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