[Mailman-Users] FAQ 6.9 on Debian Sarge

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Mon Mar 27 10:55:05 CEST 2006

Manlio Perillo ha scritto:
> Hi.
> I hit the problem described in the FAQ 6.9.
> However I don't want to
> chmod 0666 data/aliases*
> A better solution, IMHO, is:
> chmod 0660 data/aliases.db
> chmod 0660 data/virtual-mailman.db
> adduser www-data list

I have done more investigations and the problem seems to be postalias in
the Postfix distribution.

Mailman explicitly set the umask to 002 but postalias ignore it.
Moreover in the manual page it is stated that, without the -p option,
postalias should inherit file permission from the input file.

Regards  Manlio Perillo

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