On Thu, 29 Oct 1998, Rodger Silvers wrote:
> Despite setting the permissions wide open, (777), on the list files and
> directories, Majordomo 1.94.4 keeps complaining it can't open the lists
> file on my Solaris 2.6 box. (See below.) Has anyone else run across this
> and been able to work around it?
YES! several people have. The problem is that you have a group
writable directory. See what it is complaining about...
> P.S. I'm running PERL 5.004.
> The original message was received at Thu, 29 Oct 1998 15:05:17 -0800
> from majordom@localhost
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> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> 550 :include:/usr/local/majordomo-1.94.4/lists/e-news... Cannot open
> /usr/local/majordomo-1.94.4/lists/e-news: Group writable directory
You want to set your access to 755, NOT 777. Sendmail considers it a
security hole to have that directory writable by anyone other than the
> 554 e-news-outgoing... aliasing/forwarding loop broken
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