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Re: pkg/44068: Mailman's build process uses uid/gid of 'daemon' instead of 'mailman' and breaks package

On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 10:58:51AM +0100, Filip Hajny wrote:
> [...]
> I think this article sums it up:
> [...]
> I think it needs to be cleared up that the zest of this PR has nothing to do
> with what user/group Mailman runs as (MAILMAN_USER, MAILMAN_GROUP), but what
> group Mailman expects its binaries executed under by the MTA (i.e.
> MAILMAN_MAILGROUP). And this option is largely dependent on the particular
> MTA-Mailman scenario.
> -F

I am totally with you, that the build process is highly system dependent. One
last question: is it possible to 'automagically' let configure set the correct
GID/UID of mailman depending on the system configuration? Because that's what
pkgsrc is all about, right?


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