[Mailman-Users] Mailman gid problem
david at vizion2000.net
Fri Apr 20 20:38:48 CEST 2007
On Friday 20 April 2007 09:17:29 Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:
> On Apr 20, 2007, at 10:41 AM, David Southwell wrote:
> > ___________________________________
> > Extract from /var/maillog
> > Apr 20 08:24:58 dns1 Mailman mail-wrapper: Group mismatch error.
> > Mailman
> > expected the mail wrapper script to be executed as group "nobody",
> > but the
> > system's mail server executed the mail script as group "mailman". Try
> > tweaking the mail server to run the script as group "nobody", or re-
> > run
> > configure, providing the command line option `--with-mail-
> > gid=mailman'.
> This is the third and final time I'll ask you give a long directory
> listing of your mailman/data directory. (Twice here and once on the
> FreeBSD list).
I'm sorry -- I did in fact try to send it but mailman trashed my mail system
and I lost the thread.
Here it is
-rw-r----- 1 root mailman 41 Apr 16 07:51 adm.pw
-rw-rw---- 1 root mailman 4364 Apr 20 06:39 aliases
-rw-rw---- 1 mailman mailman 16384 Apr 20 06:39 aliases.db
-rw-r----- 1 root mailman 41 Apr 16 07:52 creator.pw
-rw-r--r-- 1 root mailman 10 Apr 20 07:11 last_mailman_version
-rw-rw---- 1 mailman mailman 5 Apr 20 02:49 master-qrunner.pid
-rw-r--r-- 1 root mailman 14114 Apr 20 07:11 sitelist.cfg
-rw-rw-r-- 1 mailman mailman 0 Apr 17 09:52 virtual-aliases
-rw-rw---- 1 www mailman 2275 Apr 20 06:39 virtual-mailman
-rw-rw-r-- 1 mailman mailman 16384 Apr 20 06:39 virtual-mailman.db
> I recently set up mailman on a system extremely similar to yours
> (FreeBSD 6.*, postfix). And I've been a long time user of mailman
> (although with sendmail and exim). I really am in a good position to
> help, but I might have to leave it to people with more patience.
You have been great
OK ask away for any further info you need.
> Please see my previous post
> where I ask for this information and ask a series of yes or no
> > I have tried to rebuild mailman BUT the configuration option screen
> > does not
> > appear. I have tried
> > # make with-mail-gid=mailman
> > but still get the same results
> > #./configure --with-mail-gid=mailman
> > is not available
> If you wish to override this when doing the build from BSD ports then
> you would use
> make -DMAIL_GID=mailman reinstall
> However, I STRONGLY advise against that. It is best to keep things
> as close to the default settings as possible.
> I do think that these problems are better served by doing the
> appropriate chown on the mailman/data directory instead of tinkering
> with the build which would probably lead to harder to diagnose problems.
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