[Mailman-Users] Cannot read wrapper configuration file error - please help!

brandon dudley beejaydee at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 23:06:26 CEST 2004

That said, what typically does the error message "Cannot read wrapper
configuration file" refer to? What is the wrapper configuration file?

I actually downloaded another rpm and used that, and got the same
message. I removed the mailman rpm and reinstalled it - no dice.

On Tue, 5 Oct 2004 22:56:16 +0200, Brad Knowles
<brad at stop.mail-abuse.org> wrote:
> At 1:21 PM -0700 2004-10-05, brandon dudley wrote:
> >  For some reason, my mailman installation stopped working on Sunday,
> >  giving the typical "got GID xx" message. Because I had installed
> >  mailman from rpm, I decided to reinstall it from the same rpm. When I
> >  did this, and fixed the alias file, any post to any of my lists gives
> >  the above error message. I did a search of the archives and saw this
> >  question appear from time to time, but there was never an answer
> >  given.
>         I think the important thing to figure out is what changed on
> Sunday.  Whatever that was, it may not be possible to fix this
> problem by re-installing from the same RPM -- you may have to get a
> new one.
>         However, since you're talking about using the RPM version and
> something mysteriously changed on Sunday, I think you're more likely
> to be able to find answers to your questions on mailing lists and
> newsgroups that are specific to your OS.
>         I don't think there are any Mailman-specific problems here that
> we can help you with.
> --
> Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
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