[Mailman-Users] Errors after upgrade via up2date to 2.1.5

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sat Jun 17 19:49:14 CEST 2006

Scott Thomson wrote:

>So I upgraded mailman and sendmail yesterday, I'm running RHEL3 on a machine
>out at serverbeach.  The latest mailman is 2.1.5 via Red Hat Network.
>Now that I've upgraded to the latest versions of both available via up2date,
>I'm getting errors when sending to a list.
>This is what is in my /error log for mailman.
>Jun 17 03:53:02 2006 (27701) SHUNTING:
>Jun 17 03:54:21 2006 mailowner(4097): Traceback (most recent call last):
>mailowner(4097):   File "/var/mailman/scripts/owner", line 67, in ?
>mailowner(4097):      main()
>mailowner(4097):   File "/var/mailman/scripts/owner", line 62, in main
>mailowner(4097):      toowner=1)
>mailowner(4097):   File "/var/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Switchboard.py", line
>126, in enqueue
>mailowner(4097):      fp = open(tmpfile, 'w')
>mailowner(4097): IOError :  [Errno 13] Permission denied:

Clearly there is some permissions issue on at least the 'in' queue if
not all the qfiles/ directories.

Try running 'bin/check_perms -f' as root. You may need to run it more
than once until it runs error free.

>Jun 17 05:05:20 2006 (27520) No such list "sunday2002-l": (a whole lot of
>these errors)

Does this list exist? Is there a lists/sunday2002-l/ directory? This is
a 'normal' error if someone tries to access a non-existent list via
the web interface.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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