Subject: Re: mailman and apache, straight from pkgsrc, not happy...
To: Matthias Buelow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 09/04/2003 21:47:35
In message <20030905000958.GA15050@moghedien.mukappabeta.net>, Matthias Buelow
>Marshall Rose writes:
>>fundamentally, i'd really prefer that pkgsrc just do whatever the best curren
>>practice is thought to be. right now, doing a pkgsrc install of apache and
>>mailman on a freshly-minted system doesn't not result in something that works
>I've just built mailman from a freshly checked-out pkgsrc and it
>installs the cgi-bins as setgid mailman (which seems to work).
>Although I had to tweak the owner/permissions of the datadir
>(where mailman stores its stuff, including error logs) because
>otherwise it couldn't even log errors, except by complaining
>back to the http server.
Note that mailman's behavior also depends on what mailer you're running.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb