[Mailman-Users] problem running Mailman on

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Thu Jan 5 01:28:19 CET 2006

Igor Gueths wrote:
>Hi all. I'm attempting to get Mailman running on a Slackware-10.0 machine with and Grsecurity installed. After running check_perms_grsecurity.py and then running ./mailmanctl start, I
>received several errors such as this:
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/bin/qrunner", line 76, in ?
>    import CheckFixUid
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/bin/CheckFixUid.py", line 6, in ?
>    class CheckFixUid:
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/bin/CheckFixUid.py", line 12, in CheckFixUid
>    if os.geteuid() != uid:
>NameError: name 'uid' is not defined
>I googled for checkfixuid, and the closest I came to a fix is http://www.mail-archive.com/cooker@linux-mandrake.com/msg126675.html
>Unfortunately, I can't test that patch since its been packaged within an RPM. Any other ideas on how to fix this are appreciated. Thanks.

check_perms_grsecurity.py and its 'child' CheckFixUid.py are user
contributed software. I suggest you follow up with the contributor.

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