[Mailman-Users] installation - which files linked from http?

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Mar 13 01:35:48 CET 2008

billc wrote:
>Now I'm seeing:
>Group mismatch error.  Mailman expected the CGI
>wrapper script to be executed as group "www", but
>the system's web server executed the CGI script as
>group "nogroup".  Try tweaking the web server to run the
>script as group "www", or re-run configure,
>providing the command line option `--with-cgi-gid=nogroup'
>The only thing I see in the apache config regarding group is
><IfModule !mpm_winnt.c>
><IfModule !mpm_netware.c>
>	User nobody
>	Group #-1
>I'm not running winnt.c or netware.c, so I assume that means I'm 
>defaulting to User nobody and Group #-1.
>Would it be a better option to re-run config with the nogroup option, 
>or put something in the apache config (and if the latter, what should 
>it be?)

Either change 'Group #-1' above to 'Group www' or rerun configure (and
make install) with the option --with-cgi-gid=nogroup. Your choice.

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