Bug 132750 - Mailman doesn't work with courier
Mailman doesn't work with courier
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mailman (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John Dennis
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Reported: 2004-09-16 13:50 EDT by Pierre Ossman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-14 16:18:17 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:235 high SHIPPED_LIVE Important: mailman security update 2005-03-21 00:00:00 EST

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Description Pierre Ossman 2004-09-16 13:50:20 EDT
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Description of problem:
The popular mail server courier can not be used with the mailman
shipped in Fedora Core. The reason is that courier executes external
programs as the user 'daemon'. This user is not in mailman's approved

The fix is simple. Just add 'daemon' to the approved list in mailman.spec.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install courier
2. Install mailman
3. Send mail to mailman

Actual Results:  Mail stuck in queue because of error from mailman.

Expected Results:  Mail delivered to mailing list.

Additional info:
Comment 1 John Dennis 2005-02-14 16:18:17 EST
fixed in rawhide
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2005-03-21 13:31:18 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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