[Mailman-Users] Problems Exim: Child process of mailman_transport transport returned 2

Paul Tomblin ptomblin at xcski.com
Thu Jan 25 20:45:53 CET 2007

Quoting sascha.kaempf at arcor.de (sascha.kaempf at arcor.de):
> group "root".  Try tweaking the mail server to run the
> script as group "mail", or re-run configure,
> providing the command line option `--with-mail-gid=root'.
> So I did a make clean followed by:
> ./configure --with-mail-gid=mail --with-cgi-gid=www-data --with-mail-gid=root
> i also tried
> ./configure --with-mail-gid=mail --with-cgi-gid=www-data --with-mail-gid=0
> followed by make install.
> Both should work, no ?

Read the error message again.  It told you to use "--with-mail-gid=root"
and you turned around and ran it with "--with-mail-gid=mail".  How could
you possibly expect that to work?

Although if mail is operating with gid "root", your mail server is
seriously badly configured.

Paul Tomblin <ptomblin at xcski.com> http://blog.xcski.com/
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