[Mailman-Users] OS X Server 10.3.4 Issues

John W. Baxter jwblist at olympus.net
Tue Jul 27 20:19:28 CEST 2004

First, try the solution offered in

I say "try" because that article makes the claim that the issue is resolved
in 10.3.4.

Look at the other 7 hits on the search term Mailman in the Support area at
Apple...some are pretty clearly irrelevant, but one might match your problem
since you don't say what's broken beyond showing the traceback.


On 7/26/2004 1:32, "James Hillhouse" <jdhouse4 at jdhouse4.com> wrote:

> I could be wrong about this, but I recalled about a month or so ago
> coming across something on the Mailman site about issues for OS X
> 10.3.4 users. Mailman is broken now that I upgraded from OS X Server
> 10.3.2 to .4. I know this isn't your problem (it's Apple's), but if
> there is some fix, I'd love to hear about it. The error I get when
> creating a new mailing list using my browser is enclosed below.
> Thanks,
> Jim Hillhouse
> jdhouse4 at nwerx.com
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/share/mailman/scripts/driver", line 87, in run_main
>    main()
>  File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 55, in main
>    process_request(doc, cgidata)
>  File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 217, in
> process_request
>    sys.modules[modname].create(mlist, cgi=1)
>  File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/MTA/Postfix.py", line 232, in create
>    _update_maps()
>  File "/usr/share/mailman/Mailman/MTA/Postfix.py", line 53, in
> _update_maps
>    raise RuntimeError, msg % (acmd, status, errstr)
> RuntimeError: command failed: /usr/sbin/postalias
> /private/var/mailman/data/aliases (status: 1, Operation not permitted)

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