[Mailman-Users] Moved mailman, not arhchiving

John Dennis jdennis at redhat.com
Thu Aug 25 15:51:33 CEST 2005

On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 09:43 -0400, David Clark wrote:
> Err, sorry  I misspoke -- I'm no unix guru. A non-working list shows:
> drwxrwx---    2 root     mailman      4096 Aug  2 14:54 database
> Vs the working list that shows:
> drwxrws---    2 mailman  mailman      4096 Aug 24 15:46 database
> Running check_perms gives no errors..

I think you're problem is with the owner of the file, note the non
working file is owned by root while the working version is owned by
mailman. check_perms does not check ownership, only groups and modes so
it would have missed this. Try this as root:

% chown mailman database
John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com>

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