[Mailman-Users] Dumb Me Tried to Update Mandriva (Again)

Dennis Putnam dap1 at bellsouth.net
Thu May 3 17:26:19 CEST 2012

Thanks for the reply. You are correct in that it does not exist in
mm_cfg.py. However, in Defaults.py it is set to

CGIEXT = '.cgi'

The question then becomes, where should I fix it (presumably in
mm_cfg-py). Leave it to Mandriva to change what is normal for everyone else.

On 5/2/2012 7:44 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Dennis Putnam wrote:
>> I seem to recall seeing this problem before but I can't find it in any
>> of my archives.
>> [Wed May 02 13:14:20 2012] [error] [client] script not
>> found or unable to stat: /usr/lib/mailman/cgi-bin/admin.cgi.cgi,
>> referer: https://dap002.dyndns-ip.com/mailman/admin
>> Obviously the double cgi extension is the problem.
> What is the setting for CGIEXT in mm_cfg.py? If there's nothing there,
> look in Defaults.py, but the default should be
> CGIEXT = ''
> If your cgi wrappers are actually named with a .cgi extension, CGIEXT
> should be set to '.cgi', otherwise it should be the default null.
> It is not at all clear to me why this fails with the admin CGI and not
> with listinfo. If there is anything in the web server that rewrites
> these, it shouldn't be doing that.

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