[Mailman-Users] confused by group mismatch

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Mon Apr 30 20:13:55 CEST 2012

On 4/30/2012 11:02 AM, Chad Rebuck wrote:
> I've had a list running fine for months, but after I restored my
> complete disk from backup I am getting this message when posting to
> the list:
> <a2-16v-list at mail.a2-16v.com>: Command died with status 2:
>     "/usr/lib/mailman/mail/mailman post a2-16v-list". Command output: Group
>     mismatch error.  Mailman expected the mail wrapper script to be executed as
>     group "80", but the system's mail server executed the mail script as group
>     "mailman".  Try tweaking the mail server to run the script as group "80",
>     or re-run configure,  providing the command line option
>     `--with-mail-gid=mailman'.

Have you run check_perms and fixed whatever it said? Specifically, check the 
permissions on /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman (on my system: -rwxr-sr-x).

(Your alias file might use "wrapper", and /usr/local/mailman/mail/wrapper -> 


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