[Mailman-Users] mailman stopped working after upgrade

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Mon Sep 12 23:05:58 CEST 2005

Daevid Vincent wrote:
>Furthermore, it appears that the .ebuild has those --with flags mentioned in
>the FAQ.
># more /usr/portage/net-mail/mailman/mailman-2.1.5-r4.ebuild
>src_compile() {
>        econf \
>                --prefix=${INSTALLDIR} \
>                --with-mail-gid=${MAILGID} \
>                --with-cgi-gid=${APACHEGID} \
>        || die "configure failed"
>        make || die "make failed"

Yes, it has the flags, but what is the value of the ${MAILGID}
parameter?  The error message you received says it's 'mailman' and
should be 'mail'.

Your original post says:

>daevid portage-logs # ll /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman
>-rwxr-sr-x  1 mailman mailman 7768 Sep  7 11:34 /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman

Thus, the wrapper was recompiled with the upgrade on Sep 7 and that's
when things quit working so this is the likely cause.

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