[Mailman-Users] update trashed Mailman... :-/

John mailman-owner at rx7-world.net
Tue Mar 24 17:59:22 CET 2015

I remember last time 'tweaking the mail server to run the script as group
"mailman"'. After some file rummaging, I decided to rerun "configure
--with-mail-gid=nogroup" & remake mailman. Lists are working again. Hopefully
that will permanently solve the issue...


On 3/24/15 8:46 AM, John wrote:
> Applied a bunch of updates last night, including Mailman... now Mailman is
> trashed again.  >:-(  I remember fixing this when I first setup Mailman, not
> amused the an update "restores" the issue. Now I need to remember what I fixed
> last time.
> John
> "Command died with status 2:
>     "/usr/lib/mailman/mail/mailman post <listname>". Command output: Group mismatch
>     error.  Mailman expected the mail wrapper script to be executed as group
>     "mailman", but the system's mail server executed the mail script as group
>     "nogroup".  Try tweaking the mail server to run the script as group
>     "mailman", or re-run configure,  providing the command line option
>     `--with-mail-gid=nogroup'."

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