[Mailman-Users] Change user settings through command line

Jim Tittsler jwt at onjapan.net
Fri May 7 11:50:49 CEST 2004

On May 7, 2004, at 18:21, Geoff Powell wrote:

> One further question though :), the permissions on most of Mailman's
> files on the system in /var/mailman are owned by root with gid of
> mailman, mask 0744. My question is, if I do not want to run my scripts
> as root, is it fine for me to modify the permissions on these files, or
> is this likely to cause unexpected results for the web front end/system
> python scripts? Even if I add users to the mailman group, they are
> unlikely to have full access to the mailman databases etc.

I would expect your mailman list databases already to be group 
writeable by the mailman group.  (Check the files in 
/usr/local/mailman/lists/** or maybe /var/mailman/lists/** in your 

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