[Mailman-Users] Trying to get attachments to another partition

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Aug 7 18:38:35 CEST 2009

Steven Owley wrote:
>Using a soft link as a substitute for the
>/var/lib/mailman/archives/private/my_list_name/attachments directory,
>I have tried to get my mailman installation to start putting
>attachments on another partition.  This has not worked--I always get a
>"permission denied" error in the log.  However, the link is accessible
>and the directory it points to is owned by the proper user.

Is the directory it points to (and subordinates) SETGID and in
Mailman's group? For most (not quite all) Mailman files the owner is
irrelevant; it's the group that counts.

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