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Re: mailman busted



Stephen;
Have you tried the mailman users mailing list?;
http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/mailman-users
They answer problem reports quite quickly.
Art

Stephen Adler wrote:
> 
> The odd thing is that if I install the mailman from rawhide
> from scratch on a new machine, it works great. Somehow
> the upgrade from an older version of mailman to rawhide
> is what seems to have broken the mailman system.
> 
> STeve.
> 
> Art Wagner wrote:
> >
> > Stephen Adler wrote:
> > >
> > > After upgrading to the lastest rawhide, mailman broke. The problem
> > > is a difficult one since when I try and post a message, nothing
> > > comes out, but if it try post a message from a non list member,
> > > the mailman system responds with the usual behavior of sending
> > > mail to the sender saying that the mail is being held for
> > > approvial and the mail list owner gets a mail saying that
> > > he needs to tend to pending mails to be approved. So, it
> > > looks like /var/mailman/mail/wrapper is working to some extent
> > > and that the /etc/aliases file is working ok. One oddity I
> > > get is when I try and run check_perms from /var/mailman/bin.
> > > I get the following error.
> > >
> > > [root ssadler bin]# ./check_perms
> > > Traceback (innermost last):
> > >   File "./check_perms", line 50, in ?
> > >     MAILMAN_GRPNAME = grp.getgrgid(MAILMAN_GID)[0]
> > > TypeError: illegal argument type for built-in operation
> > >
> > > any help is greatful. I tried to bugzilla this but there was no
> > > mailman entry under beta release for red hat.
> > >
> > > STeve.
> > >
> > > _______________________________________________
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> > > Wolverine-list redhat com
> > > https://listman.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/wolverine-list
> >
> > Steve,
> > The notes "README.NETSCAPE", and README.LINUX" in the
> > Mailman tarball give two possible reasons for your
> > problem. "NETSCAPE is a problem with Netscape, and the other
> > is a problem with linux security interfering. I have the
> > "README"s if you can't find them.
> > Art Wagner





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