[Mailman-Users] Problem with check_perms script

Bill Honneus (honneus) honneus at cisco.com
Wed Apr 30 16:30:31 CEST 2008

Thanks for the clarification, Mark.  This worked!


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Sapiro [mailto:mark at msapiro.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 7:10 PM
To: Bill Honneus (honneus); mailman-users at python.org
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Problem with check_perms script

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

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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