[Mailman-Users] setting up mailman

Mike Wharton mwharton at presdata.com.au
Thu Nov 17 23:28:03 CET 2005

Thanks Con, I did this and the result was

> /var/mailman/bin/check_perms
No problems found

Any other thoughts?


>I believe you'll find it's a permissions issue. Try running ~mailman/ 
>bin/check_perms and see what it says

>Con Wieland
>University of California at Irvine
>Network and Academic Computing
>Network and Support Programming

>cwieland at uci.edu
>949.824.2270 fax

>On Nov 17, 2005, at 12:20 AM, Mike Wharton wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to set up mailman on my server running Fedora 2. I have
> installed Mailman 2.1.5-10.fc2.
> I have followed the setup instruction contained in the Install  
> document
> included with the install. I have done the following...
> Set the mailman.confg file /etc/httpd/config.d to point to my domain
> Stopped and restarted apache
> Set the site password using the /var/mailman/bin/mmsitepass
> Set the DEFAULT_URL_HOST and DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST (to a virtual  
> domain on the
> server) in /var/mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py
> And here is where the problem occurs...
> When I attempt to run /var/mailman/bin/newlist mailman  to create the
> newsite I get the following error...
>> /var/mailman/bin/newlist mailman
> Enter the email of the person running the list: Traceback (most  
> recent call
> last):
>   File "/var/mailman/bin/newlist", line 219, in ?
>     main()
>   File "/var/mailman/bin/newlist", line 139, in main
>     owner_mail = raw_input(
> EOFError: EOF when reading a line
> Can anyone offer a suggestion as to what I might have missed?
> Mike

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