Creating mailman failure

Bug #265938 reported by Brif8
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GNU Mailman

Bug Description

Bug in Mailman version 2.1.2

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Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/mailman/scripts/driver", line 87, in run_main
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/", line 55, in
    process_request(doc, cgidata)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/", line 217, in
    sys.modules[modname].create(mlist, cgi=1)
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MTA/", line 232,
in create
  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/MTA/", line 53, in
    raise RuntimeError, msg % (acmd, status, errstr)
RuntimeError: command failed: /usr/sbin/postalias
/usr/local/mailman/data/aliases (status: 1, Operation not

Python information:

What is going on??
MTA = postfix
./configure --with-mail-gid=postfix --with-cgi-gid=nobody

install went fine, followed all docs upto create list, and this



Revision history for this message
Mark Sapiro (msapiro) wrote :

Marking invalid because of its age and because this was apparently a permissions issue and has probably been resolved.

Note that the create script is invoked via a wrapper and the wrapper should be in Mailman's group and SETGID so the create script should run with effective group set to Mailman's group and this should be the group of /usr/local/mailman/data/aliases(.db) so this error should not occur.

Changed in mailman:
status: New → Invalid
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