[Mailman-Users] Is this a mailman or postfix error?

roy vinner roypivn at indiana.edu
Fri Jul 29 00:52:06 CEST 2005

Mark Sapiro wrote:

>>[mailman at nrg mailman-2.1.6]$ /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman request try
>>Failure to find group name mailman.  Try adding this group
>>to your system, or re-run configure, providing an
>>existing group name with the command line option --with-mail-gid.
> Running this from the command line is not necessarily a valid test. The
> wrapper (/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman) exects to be run by the MTA
> with the group that was configured by ./configure. This is almost
> always not the 'mailman' group. See
> http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq06.016.htp

I see. So, would setting -mail-gid=postfix instead of mailman be a 
reasonable solution to the problem? Does this setting change whether or 
not postfix runs chrooted or not?

> --
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