[Mailman-Users] check_perms question
mark at msapiro.net
Wed Jan 2 22:20:47 CET 2008
John Fleming wrote:
>Running 2.1.9 on Debian etch (stable), lists working fine except qrunner
>silently dies and noone notices until someone realizes they haven't seen any
>mail lately. Currently worked around with cron job restarting Mailman.
>Googling around, some have suggested this might be related to
What's in Mailman's error and qrunner logs when the runner dies?
>Whether my perms are related to the above problem or not, I apparently do
>have some permissions problems as shown by running check_perms. There were
>initially 70-some problems, most if not all of which were related to group
>being root instead of list. I ran check_perms -f (as root) and many, but
>not all, were fixed. Now there are 17 that still show having the same
>problem - group root not list - and I can't seem to fix it. Even using
>WinSCP and trying to change the group ownership with that instead of
>check_perms -f does not give lasting results. IOW, I can't seem to change
What are the 17 problem files/directories and what are their ownership
>I'm not a Linux expert, obvious from the above... Any suggestions? Would
>CHMOD from a server terminal be any different?
Probably not. It does essentially what check_perms does.
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