[Mailman-Users] mailman user password

tanstaafl at libertytrek.org tanstaafl at libertytrek.org
Sun Aug 2 17:06:04 CEST 2009

On 8/2/2009, Mark Sapiro (mark at msapiro.net) wrote:
> This is the real issue. mailmanctl should always be run by root.

Hmmm... ok, thanks.

So, on linux, when an init script runs at startup, it runs as root?

> Your init script should just contain
> /bin/mailmanctl -s start >/dev/null 2>&1
> without the su - mailman

Ok, thanks, but I'll have to find out why the gentoo init script is
written the way it is, just to make sure I don't break something if I
change it.

Thanks Mark, your helpfulness is genuinely appreciated.


Best regards,


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