[Mailman-Users] Unable to create new lists

Patrick Danial pat at terakeet.net
Sat Sep 25 02:22:50 CEST 2004

For some reason I am no longer able to create new lists. The process 
fails with a permission error. Here are the details:

    Bug in Mailman version 2.1.5

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Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/mailman/scripts/driver", line 87, in run_main
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 55, in main
    process_request(doc, cgidata)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 226, in process_request
    sys.modules[modname].create(mlist, cgi=1)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MTA/Postfix.py", line 229, in create
    _do_create(mlist, ALIASFILE, _addlist)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MTA/Postfix.py", line 204, in _do_create
    fp = open(textfile, 'r+')
IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/usr/local/mailman/data/aliases'



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