[Mailman-Users] Setup problem with Mailman

Bill Christensen billc_lists at greenbuilder.com
Tue Oct 11 04:28:11 CEST 2011


The problem below occurred because Mailman had run into an error and 
hadn't installed that directory.  I figured that one out and it's 
installing again.

Now I'm back to a Group Mismatch error once again, and adding the 
configure line


(and removing the line --with-mail-gid=${mmgroup} ) as suggested doesn't 
fix it.

Next step?  It seems I go through this every time I do an install of 

On 10/10/11 8:52 PM, Bill Christensen wrote:
> Hi all,
> (cross posted to Macports-users and Mailman-users lists, as I'm not 
> sure where the answer to the problem is more likely to come from)
> I upgraded a server the other day to Mac OS 10.7, and due to a new 
> version of Macports required an uninstall/reinstall of Mailman.
> As seems to be the usual case, the new Mailman/Fetchmail install needs 
> some tweaks to get it working right - the Dreaded Group Mismatch Error 
> in Mailman, SSL required but configured --without-ssl in Fetchmail, 
> etc... I've fought my way through all of those, but...
> Currently it's telling me that the location of the MDA, which in the 
> previous Fetchmailrc file was /opt/local/libexec/mailman/mail/mailman 
> and worked fine before the upgrade, is a directory which doesn't 
> exist.  And that's true, it doesn't.
> So, the question is, where did it move to?  Where *should* Fetchmail 
> be told that the Mailman MDA is?
> Thanks for relieving my frustration.
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