[Mailman-Users] check_perms question
john at wa9als.com
Sat Dec 29 23:00:04 CET 2007
Running 2.1.9 on Debian etch (stable), lists working fine except qrunner
silently dies and noone notices until someone realizes they haven't seen any
mail lately. Currently worked around with cron job restarting Mailman.
Googling around, some have suggested this might be related to
Whether my perms are related to the above problem or not, I apparently do
have some permissions problems as shown by running check_perms. There were
initially 70-some problems, most if not all of which were related to group
being root instead of list. I ran check_perms -f (as root) and many, but
not all, were fixed. Now there are 17 that still show having the same
problem - group root not list - and I can't seem to fix it. Even using
WinSCP and trying to change the group ownership with that instead of
check_perms -f does not give lasting results. IOW, I can't seem to change
I'm not a Linux expert, obvious from the above... Any suggestions? Would
CHMOD from a server terminal be any different? Any other comments? I've
checked the FAQ, but I don't see the problem there (or don't recognize it).
Thanks! Running Mailman since 2.1.5 with essentially no problems until I
upgraded Debian from sarge to etch and Mailman from 2.1.5 to 2.1.9.
Thanks! - John
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