[Mailman-Users] yet-another-sendmail-hates-me "list not found" problem
p e y t o n
mmm-mailman at peyton.org
Sun Oct 3 04:18:15 CEST 2004
as the error message below suggests, the alias is being expanded and an
error occuring when mailman is processing the post script.
----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
"|/public_html/mailman/mail/mailman post test" <<------ HERE
(expanded from: <test at DOMAIN HIDDEN>)
----- Transcript of session follows -----
post script, list not found: test <<------ AND HERE
554 5.3.0 unknown mailer error 1
the unknown mailer error 1 that is being reported is from mailman returning
with a status of 1.
i also did a quick test of /etc/aliases and it is working normally.
At 12:58 PM 10/2/2004, Brad Knowles wrote:
>At 12:48 PM -0700 on 2004-10-02, you wrote:
>> thanks for the quick reply. i've compared the /etc/aliases entries for
>> the new list with old ones that i've been running for years and don't
>> see any difference. i even copied and pasted the entries below straight
>> from mailman when i created the list.
> Maybe your aliases file hasn't been rebuilt. Afterall, the
> /etc/aliases file is only used as input to build the database which is
> actually used by the MTA, and the database won't be updated until you run
> "newaliases" after changing the /etc/aliases file. Alternatively, perhaps
> the aliases file you're actually using is somewhere else, so changes to
> this file are not relevant anymore.
> But both of these problems are specific to your MTA, not Mailman.
> You'd be better off using the resources which are dedicated to your MTA
> (and your platform) to help you track down these problems.
>Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
>"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
>temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
> -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
> Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
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