[Mailman-Users] FAQ 6.9 on Debian Sarge

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Sun Mar 26 22:30:12 CEST 2006

Todd Zullinger ha scritto:
> [...]
> I would wager that Steinmetz tried to follow the FAQ as written but
> was thrown off by the fact that Debian doesn't use mailman as the
> owner or group for the mailman files.  And if you're not familiar with
> how postfix works and runs the postalias command as the user/group of
> the alias file, you might resort to a chmod 0666.

In this specific case, postalias is run by mailman create CGI script

Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "/usr/local/mailman/scripts/driver", line 87, in run_main
      File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 55, in main
        process_request(doc, cgidata)
      File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line 217, in
        sys.modules[modname].create(mlist, cgi=1)
      File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MTA/Postfix.py", line 226, in create
      File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MTA/Postfix.py", line 47, in
        raise RuntimeError, msg % (acmd, status, errstr)
    RuntimeError: command failed: /usr/sbin/postalias
/usr/local/mailman/data/aliases (status: 1, Operation not permitted)

Regards  Manlio Perillo

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