[arch-dev-public] Arch Mailing Lists
paul at mattal.com
Tue Dec 2 18:06:36 EST 2008
Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 7:29 PM, Paul Mattal <paul at mattal.com> wrote:
>> Aaron Griffin wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 3:39 PM, Eric Bélanger
>>> <belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, Jud wrote:
>>>>> Just a quick note to ask if all the Arch Mailing List Archives are
>>>>> working properly? The last archive was Nov 21.
>>>> They are not. It's a known issue: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/12206
>>> Yeah, I need to fix this. Mails are still saved, I just bungled
>>> something - I think it may be a cron job or something... Paul, ideas?
>> Since the http user is now http, and mailman knows this (configured
>> --with-cgi-gid=http), might it be trying to generate its files running as
>> http and failing?
>> I think it's the mailmanctl that triggers the HTML generation, and that's
>> The log suggests it's a permissions error that's got it bothered:
>> [paul at gerolde logs]$ tail /home/mailman/logs/error
>> File "/home/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/Archiver.py", line 216, in ArchiveMail
>> File "/home/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/pipermail.py", line 580, in
>> File "/home/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/pipermail.py", line 621, in
>> File "/build/pkg/home/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/HyperArch.py", line 1117, in
>> IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
>> Nov 24 19:55:29 2008 (883) SHUNTING:
> Good catch. I chown'd them to http to see if that helps. Re-running
> bin/arch arch-general (as sudo, sadly) to see if this works out
Seems like when mailman creates new archive files, it is creating them
mailman:mailman 664. The current stuff is http:mailman 644, and so it
can't write to it when running as mailman:mailman.
Maybe try chowning mailman:mailman 664?
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