[Mailman-Users] OSError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/usr/local/mailman/archives/private/testing.mbox'

Noah admin2 at enabled.com
Fri Jun 1 06:17:26 CEST 2007


Okay I give up.  I am attempting to create a mail list called testing
but I receive the error below.

What are the proper permissions for /usr/local/mailman/archives/private/ ?

# ls -dl /usr/local/mailman/archives/private/
drwxr-s--x  131 mailman  mailman  3072 Feb 28 16:18

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May 31 20:40:33 2007 admin(27921):
admin(27921): [----- Mailman Version: 2.1.9 -----]
admin(27921): [----- Traceback ------]
admin(27921): Traceback (most recent call last):
admin(27921):   File "/usr/local/mailman/scripts/driver", line 101, in
admin(27921):     main()
admin(27921):   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line
56, in main
admin(27921):     process_request(doc, cgidata)
admin(27921):   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/create.py", line
190, in process_request
admin(27921):     mlist.Create(listname, owner, pw, langs, emailhost)
admin(27921):   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 493,
in Create
admin(27921):     self.InitVars(name, admin, crypted_password)
admin(27921):   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 404,
in InitVars
admin(27921):     baseclass.InitVars(self)
admin(27921):   File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/Archiver.py",
line 96, in InitVars
admin(27921):     os.mkdir(self.archive_dir()+'.mbox', 02775)
admin(27921): OSError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
admin(27921): [----- Python Information -----]
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