[Mailman-Users] fatal: execvp /var/mailman/mail/mailman

Eric Beda eric.beda at udsm.ac.tz
Tue Nov 20 19:12:03 CET 2007


my maillog is as follows

Nov 20 20:53:08 pmoralg local[7478]: fatal: execvp
/var/mailman/mail/mailman: No such file or directory
Nov 20 20:53:08 pmoralg postfix/local[7477]: 54E5AE08199:
to=<dmis-staff at pmoralg.go.tz>, relay=local, delay=0.12,
delays=0.08/0.01/0/0.04, dsn=4.3.0, status=deferred (temporary failure.
Command output: local: fatal: execvp /var/mailman/mail/mailman: No such
file or directory )

i am running postfix...

> Eric Beda wrote:
>>the server sends and receives mail just fine, i succesfully (i think)
>>installed mailman, i tried restoring the backed up mailling list going
>>through some online tutorial, and i think everything went fine except for
>>this error that i see now (it wasn't there)
>>fatal: execvp /var/mailman/mail/mailman
>>can anyone shed some light ??
> /var/mailman/mail/mailman is the wrapper that is invoked by the MTA
> (mail server) to pipe incoming mail to Mailman. The above message
> (where do you see it?) probably occurs when the MTA tries to execute
> the pipe.
> What is in the MTA log?
> See
> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq06.016.htp>.
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