[Mailman-Users] mailman install problem - Solaris

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Jan 24 05:01:12 CET 2007

Piniella, David A wrote:
>OK, for giggles, I updated python to 2.5 from 2.3.5, and now configure
>does this:
>checking for group name "mailman"... Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "conftest.py", line 1, in <module>
>    import grp
>ImportError: ld.so.1: python: fatal: libgcc_s.so.1: open failed: No such
>file or directory

The above is the significant error. The others are secondary. It looks
like Python 2.5 is not completely/correctly installed.

>cat: cannot open conftest.out
>configure: error:
>***** No "mailman" group found!
>***** Your system must have a "mailman" group defined
>***** (usually in your /etc/group file).  Please see the INSTALL
>***** file for details.

The "No "mailman" group found!" error is bogus. It is a side effect of
the prior errors.

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