[Mailman-Users] basic postfix/mailman setup issue

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Mar 21 04:53:14 CET 2007

Peter wrote:
>IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/var/spool/mailman/data/aliases'
>$ ls -lh /var/spool/mailman/data/aliases
>-rw-r--r--  1 root      _mailman     0B Mar 20 14:31 aliases
>$ chmod 660 /var/spool/mailman/data/aliases
>Then I created another list via the interface and no error!
>However, I did get a postfix error since I had not put in the new aliases file
>path.  After doing that and reloading postfix I created another list.
>Everything was ok except I get the Group mismatch error again.
>Guess I need to remove the package and install the port.

Maybe, maybe not.

What is the group of aliases.db?

And what's "_mailman" in the ls output above.

And what does your mismatch error say it expected and got?

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