[Mailman-Users] Group mailnull

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sun May 15 23:02:19 CEST 2005

John Poltorak wrote:
>I've just tried send mailing to a mailman list and get this error:-
>   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
>Group mismatch error.  Mailman expected the mail
>wrapper script to be executed as group "mail", but
>the system's mail server executed the mail script as
>group "mailnull".  Try tweaking the mail server to run the
>script as group "mail", or re-run configure,
>providing the command line option `--with-mail-gid=mailnull'.
>554 5.3.0 unknown mailer error 2
>Why does the script get run as the group 'mailnull'? 
>I'm not sure what I need to do to run it as group 'mail' - I thought it 
>was already set to that. Can anyone help?

See http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq06.016.htp

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