Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 250241
Incorrect path listed in rpm info file related for mailman
Last modified: 2010-03-18 11:34:09 EDT
Description of problem:
After installing the mailman package and running: rpm -q -i mailman, one can
When the package has finished installing, you will need to:
* Run /var/mailman/bin/mmsitepass
to set the mailman administrator password.
. . .
So I tried:
bash: /var/mailman/bin/mmsitepass: No such file or directory
# locate msitepass shows
Similar holds for the /var/mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py file.
bash: /var/mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py: No such file or directory
# locate /mm_cfg.py shows
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to run: # /var/mailman/bin/mmsitepass
-bash: /var/mailman/bin/mmsitepass: No such file or directory
Script for mailman administrator password setting should be launched.
The steps decribed in the info section of the rpm package should be
up2date and after their following the starting user (not aware of counfiguring
mailman yet), should be able at least at basic level configure the mailman
package. The provided information is otherwise worthless.
Please verify, that the mentioned steps are really working.
Point #4 in the same info rpm section:
* Add these lines:
ScriptAlias /mailman/ /var/mailman/cgi-bin/
Alias /pipermail/ /var/mailman/archives/public/
But there is no /var/mailman/cgi-bin directory. Was
This "documentation part" was removed in the newer versions: RPM description is
not a good place to provide installation instructions.
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion, but this component is not scheduled to be updated in
the current Red Hat Enterprise Linux release. If you would like
this request to be reviewed for the next minor release, ask your
support representative to set the next rhel-x.y flag to "?".
4.9 is the last regular update of RHEL4 and it should be minimal. Closing this
bug, as this works correctly in RHEL5.