[Mailman-Users] Error running bin/mailmanctl restart

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Dec 15 00:51:27 CET 2009

Paul Kleeberg wrote:

>In my migration of a MacOS 10.5.8 server from mailman 2.1.9 to 2.1.12, I discovered I had to install Python 2.5.4 and XCode 3.2.1 to get a compiler.  It compiled with the command:
>/configure --prefix=/usr/share/mailman --with-cgi-gid=_www --with-mail-gid=mail --with-mailhost=domain.com --with-urlhost=domain.com
>But now when I try and run  I get:
>server:mailman-2.1.12 paul$ sudo /usr/share/mailman/bin/mailmanctl restart
>Restarting Mailman's master qrunner
>PID unreadable in: /usr/share/mailman/data/master-qrunner.pid
>[Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/usr/share/mailman/data/master-qrunner.pid'
>Is qrunner even running?
>I find the .pid file in:
>Should I be adding something to the configure command?

At a minimum. you seem to need 


(I think /var is a symlink to /private/var in Mac OS X).

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