[Mailman-Users] mailman install problem - Solaris

Hank van Cleef vancleef at bronze.lostwells.net
Wed Jan 24 05:19:21 CET 2007

The esteemed Piniella, David A has said:
> 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
> 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.
> bash-3.00# cat /etc/group | grep mailman
> mailman::100:mailman
> bash-3.00#
> ...what?

David, at this point I'm going to bow out and let Mark do the talking.
The only real contribution I had to make was to flag the /usr/bin/cc
issue in Solaris, which is is something that bites almost everyone
sooner or later.   


Hank van Cleef (vancleef at lostwells.net, hvanclee at nyx.net)
1986 420SEL "A stranger in paradise" (Fremont Co. Wyoming)
1986 GMC 1500 6.2 diesel pickup "Seen one, seen them all"

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