[Mailman-Users] Mailman on FreeBSD 5.4 problem

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue Oct 4 08:36:49 CEST 2005

Sasa Stupar wrote:
>I have installed Mailman 2.1.6 from the ports. I have also Sendmail 8.13.5. =
>My problem is that after I have created a list, added new aliases and try=20
>to subscribe, I get message bounced back saying:
>Failure to find group name mailnull.  Try adding this group
>to your system, or re-run configure, providing an
>existing group name with the command line option --with-mail-gid.
>554 5.3.0 unknown mailer error 8
>But I allready have a group name mailnull.
>What is wrong here?

This error comes from the wrapper which is invoked by the list aliases. 

Perhaps there is some incompatibility in getting a group between the
compiled code in the specific build of the wrapper in the package you
installed and your particular OS version.

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