[Mailman-Users] Cron gate news Illegal Command

Michael Ballard guvnur at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 18:40:42 CEST 2007

I recently installed mailman 2.1.9-2 via RPM on Fedora Core 6.

Everything seems to be working fine except every 5 minutes I receive the
following error via my mailman list:

"Illegal command: /usr/lib/mailman/cron/gate_news"

root is sending it.

/usr/lib/mailman/cron/gate_news/ has the same permissions as the other cron
jobs in //usr/lib/mailman/cron/

I edited /usr/lib/mailman/cron/crontab.in/, commenting out what I thought
the offending line was:

"0,5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55 * * * * mailman
"# 0,5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55 * * * * mailman

After editing the file, I restart mailman as root, so the cron permissions
are all correct.

But I still receive the error.

Any help would be much appreciated, the same E-mail every 5 minutes is
getting awfully annoying.

Censorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't
chew it. - Mark Twain

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