Subject: Re: mailman vs. apache via pkgsrc
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/20/2003 14:16:48
In message <>, "J
eremy C. Reed" writes:
>On Tue, 20 May 2003, Steve Bellovin wrote:
>> I'm trying to get a new installation of mailman running on a new
>> installation of apache.  Both were installed via pkgsrc.  When I try to
>> use a mailing list, however, I get a message saying
>> 	WANTED gid 31, GOT gid 39.
>I think this error happens when the message is piped to mailman from the
>MTA. I think your MTA is delivering as nobody. (Maybe it is postfix, with
>default_privs = nobody.)

Ah -- I am using postfix; that does look like the problem.  I"ll try 
that tonight.
>If using postfix, here is an idea:
>Also see:

I saw that one -- that's what led me down the wrong path...

		--Steve Bellovin, (me) (2nd edition of "Firewalls" book)