[Mailman-Users] Installing Mailman on OS X El Capitan--can’t find source of erroneous call of binary at /usr/share/mailman/mail/mailman

Dominik Hoffmann dhoffmann at uwalumni.com
Wed Oct 12 11:36:47 EDT 2016

/usr/local/mailman/bin/genaliases did not produce any output. Does this mean that it didn't change anything or simply did so silently?

> On Oct 12, 2016, at 11:24 AM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> On 10/12/2016 08:16 AM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> I don't know how these aliases are generated in your setup, but assuming
>> you have Mailman's Postfix integration, that path comes from the
>> WRAPPER_DIR setting in Mailman/Defaults.py. That in turn is based on
>> EXEC_PREFIX which is often the same as PREFIX. These things are set from
>> options to configure when Mailman is configured.
>> Did you start your installation by running configure? If so, what is the
>> configure command from config.log, is there a --prefix= option or a
>> --exec-prefix= option - the defaults for these are
>> --prefix=/usr/local/mailman and --exec-prefix=(the prefix value).
> Or perhaps everything is configured correctly but your Postfix aliases
> are just left from a prior install and all you need do is run Mailman's
> bin/genaliases.
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