[Mailman-Users] mm_cfg.py in /usr : SELinux problem

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Apr 3 20:21:34 CEST 2009

Daniel Novotny wrote:
>The solution I created is to create a new script called
>"mailman-update-cfg"'which contains the following:
>import py_compile
>in the mm_cfg.py there's a note, that if you use SELinux,
>you have to run this script as root after you change
>the configuration
>what do you think about this? it's more of a work-around,
>but it can be a part of the mailman init script in /etc/init.d

Since the RedHat package already installs its own /etc/init.d/mailman,
I think this is a good solution for the RedHat package. For the rest
of us, we're pretty far from FHS compliance and presumably good
security policy manager compliance anyway.

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