"Juan Luis Baptiste M." wrote:
> Ok, I'm as this close to getting the list to work again, I already I'm
> at least getting the errors to the list owner. The error is this:
> ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
> (expanded from: merlinux-outgoing)
> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> 550 :include:/users/admin/majordomo/lists/merlinux... Cannot open
> /users/admin/majordomo/lists/merlinux: Group writable directory
> 554 merlinux-outgoing... aliasing/forwarding loop broken
> The FAQ says that that problem is for too restrictive permissions but
> the error it shows is "Cannot open /path/to/lists/listname: Permission
> denied" and this is "Group writeable directory". I put lists directory
> 775 and files in it 664 and nothing, tried 755 for lists dir and 644 for
> files and nothing.
> Any suggestions?
The FAQ does not explain that your error is from sendmail, not majordomo.
Sendmail will no longer deliver to a file (mailing list) in a directory
that is group writable, or has a group writable directory anywhere down
chmod g-w / /users /users/admin; chmod -R g-w /users/admin/majordomo
This also assumes that your ownerships for the majordomo directory are