[Mailman-Users] configure --with-mail-gid=user not working

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Thu May 6 22:44:53 CEST 2004

On 6 May 2004, at 21:27, Ignacio M. Sbampato wrote:

> Guys,
> when i run the command:
> ./configure --with-mail-gid=some_user
> on a system previously installed, it isn't working.

Have you run "make install" after running ./configure?

Simply running configure will not change a previously/already installed 

> The user isn't changed,
> and i get the following error when i send an email to a test  list:
> <list at server>: Command died with status 2:
>     "/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman post prueba". Command output: 
> Group
>     mismatch error.  Mailman expected the mail wrapper script to be 
> executed
> as
>     group "postdrop", but the system's mail server executed the mail 
> script
> as
>     group "mailman".  Try tweaking the mail server to run the script as
> group
>     "postdrop", or re-run configure,  providing the command line option
>     `--with-mail-gid=mailman'.
> I'm using Posftix as MTA.
> Thanks.

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