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Re: pkg/44068: Mailman's build process uses uid/gid of 'daemon' instead of 'mailman' and breaks package
The following reply was made to PR pkg/44068; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "OBATA Akio" <obache%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/44068: Mailman's build process uses uid/gid of 'daemon'
instead of 'mailman' and breaks package
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2010 10:19:42 +0900
On Sat, 13 Nov 2010 02:55:02 +0900, <andras%freeshell.de@localhost> wrote:
> When I added
> to /etc/mk.conf configuring worked like expected.
First, you said "MAILMAN_USER and MAILMAN_GROUP should be 'mailman', but
Curently "MAILMAN_GROUP and MAILMAN_MAILGROUP should be 'mailman', but...".
I feel you just want to change MAILMAN_MAILGROUP to adjust your environment.
> There have been discussions in the past about setting the variables
> Anyhow: a user without (detailed) knowledge of the build process is likely
> have a broken installation of mailman without manual setting of
> and MAILMAN_MAILGROUP in /etc/mk.conf.
> Shouldn't those variables be accessible from the option framework? Just a
If so, MAILMAN_MAILGROUP must be defined automatically from user's choice.
Do you know how to determine it automatically? by selection of MTA? using OS?
or something else?
i.e. you want to change MAILMAN_MAILGOUP to "mailman", where it came from?
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