[Mailman-Users] Mailman-htdig bug or configuration error

Joe Kissell jk at alt.cc
Thu Apr 22 02:51:33 CEST 2004

On Apr 21, 2004, at 5:26 PM, George Theall wrote:

>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "/usr/share/mailman/scripts/driver", line 87, in run_main
>>     main()
>>   File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/mmsearch.py", line 211, in main
>>     child.tochild.close()
>> IOError: [Errno 32] Broken pipe
>> Something tells me this may be due to some trivial configuration 
>> issue,
>> such as an error in mm_cfg.py, but I'm stumped. Can anyone offer any
>> guidance?
> I've seen this if permissions on htsearch (pointed to by
> HTDIG_HTSEARCH_PATH in mm_cfg.py) don't permit it to be executed by the
> web user / group.

Aha! Looks like it also occurs when one has a typo in mm_cfg.py 
(HTDIG_SEARCH_PATH instead of HTDIG_HTSEARCH_PATH). Oops. But thanks 
for the tip--it pointed me in the right direction! Everything's working 


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