[Mailman-Users] Problem with check_perms script

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Apr 30 01:09:50 CEST 2008

Bill Honneus wrote:
>I am trying to perform the check installation step in the Mailman
>Installation Guide.  I am receiving an error when I run the check_perms
>script from within my installation folder.
>[root at 157226-mail mailman-2.1.10]# bin/check_perms
>-bash: bin/check_perms: @PYTHON@: bad interpreter: No such file or

You are trying to run an unconfigured check_perms. I am guessing
mailman-2.1.10 is the directory in which you unpacked the tarball and
ran configure and make.

You need to run 'make install' if you haven't already, and run
bin/check_perms from the 'prefix' directory (/usr/local/mailman by

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