[Mailman-Users] FAQ 6.9 on Debian Sarge

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Sun Mar 26 21:42:18 CEST 2006

Mark Sapiro ha scritto:
> Manlio Perillo wrote:
>> In Debian Sarge Apache2 runs under www-data user and group privileges
>> (and so the CGI cgi-bin/create).
>> This means that, in order for the script to modify the alias* files,
>> www-data should be in the list group.
>> Or, as written in the FAQ, these files have to be world writeable.
> This should not be required because the Mailman cgi-bin/create wrapper
> should be group owned by 'list' and SETGID. This means the create
> script is no longer running as the group of 'www-data', it is already
> running in the 'list' group, so it should not be necessary to add
> 'www-data' to the 'list' group.

Oh, you are right!
I have just tested it and works.

Thanks and regards  Manlio Perillo

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