[Mailman-Users] Error on attempt to create a List in Mailman 2.1.7-15.12.1 from Mailman Web admin UI

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Jun 25 09:37:59 CEST 2012

Mailman Admin writes:

 > The problem is, that even after bin/fixurl is run, the archive directory
 > /var/lib/mailman/archives/private/ has owner:group = mailman:mailman .
 > You have to set it to wwwrun:mailman, in order for the apache server to
 > have write access to it too.

The httpd doesn't need access to the archives; the mailman CGI does.
So the CGI wrapper should be setgid mailman.  Is it?

 > This was changed by the last update of mailman via SLES 10 updates,
 > therefore is a distro bug.

+1 to that, though.

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