Subject: Re: pkg/23178: mail/mailman needs to know webserver's GID
To: Hauke Fath <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/18/2003 13:39:37
On Fri, 17 Oct 2003, Hauke Fath wrote:

: 	Mailman comes with a pre-configured list of group names under
: 	which to execute its cgi scripts. The most likely gid is
: 	compiled into binary wrappers in $PREFIX/lib/mailman/bin. If
: 	you run Apache with custom gid (e.g. by setting APACHE_GROUP
: 	in/etc/mk.conf) that is not in this list, any web access will
: 	run into an error unless you communicate that gid to the
: 	configure script.

This will be obsoleted if someone finally looks at pkg/22820 (a long-overdue
update of Mailman to 2.1.x).

-- Todd Vierling <> <>