[Mailman-Users] postfix+mailman, part 2
relson at osagesoftware.com
Tue Apr 20 00:55:55 CEST 2004
On Mon, 19 Apr 2004 20:04:27 +0530 (IST)
Yogesh Subhash Talekar wrote:
> As the erros says you should have configured the mailman
> '--with-mail-gid=nogroup' option.
> So go to your extracted tar-ball directory, so "su - mailman" and as a
> user "mailman" say:
> $ ./configure --prefix=/var/lib/mailman --with-var-prefix=/var/mailman
> --with-cgi-gid=nogroup --with-mail-gid=nogroup
> $ make
> $ make install
> This should work.
> May be you installed mailman when logged in as root!
Searching the web, I learned that postfix uses the group id of the owner
of file /var/lib/mailman/data/aliases.db when it runs mailman. So the
fix was to change that file's permissions to:
-rw-r----- 1 mailman mailman 12288 Apr 18 23:49 aliases.db
Thanks to all of you who responded to my query. Your support is
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