"Roger B.A. Klorese" wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Oct 1999, mjn wrote:
> > In the lists directory two files get created that I have never seen before
> > on any other system running Majordomo; listname.new and L.listname. What
> > are these files and why am i getting operation not permitted when trying
> > to unsubscribe? I am guessing they are temp files of some sort and
> > wrapper is probably not setuid root...but can anyone explain what is
> > happening here?
> The L. file is the lock temp file.
> The .new file is created on an unsubscribe, which is processed by creating
> a new file, copying all but the dropped addresses to it, and renaming it.
> You're right that the permissions are set wrong.
Indeed, the persmissions on YOUR ORIGINAL LIST are wrong. When that is
fixed, the .new problems will go away. This ONLY seems to happen on
unsubscribe, subscribe requests still seem to work when the list
permission is wrong.
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