[Mailman-Users] Mailman under Cygwin - won't add list

John Dennis jdennis at redhat.com
Fri Dec 23 01:39:49 CET 2005

Ben wrote:

>>The underlying problem here is Windows lack of support for 
>>setting effective user and group ids. This breaks all kinds 
>>of things that Mailman assumes about its environment.
>Yes, that's clear :)  The question remaining is, is there any hope of
>getting around it :(

Yes, edit the file src/common.c and comment out the fatal returns in 

However, you're on your own, defeating security checks, especially on 
windows, is an invitation to be a very unhappy camper someday.

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