Hi: I have followed Allan Herman's March 29, 2013, instructions for installing Mailman on OS X Mountain Lion. The difference is that my system is OS X El Capitan running Server 5.2. Nonetheless, I have not run into any contradictions. It appears that the choices for the locations of the various configuration files made when transitioning from Mac OS X Snow Leopard to Mac OS X Lion to OS X Mountain Lion have remained stable.
However, I am now banging my head against the wall, because my server's SMTP logs contain these lines: Oct 11 16:04:04 i----on local: fatal: execvp /usr/share/mailman/mail/mailman: No such file or directory Allan installs his Mailman deployment in /usr/local/, and I have learned that in one of the more recent iterations of OS X, Apple chose to lock down /usr/share/, so that even the sudo command does not make modifications possible, which I learned, when I tried to create a simlink there. I kept getting the "Operation not permitted." error. I learned that this is due to System Integrity Protection (SIP), introduced in OS X El Capitan. I am now on a quest to locate from where the call to mailman originates, so that I can edit the corresponding configuration file, replacing "/usr/share/" with "/usr/local/". Any pointers would be much appreciated. Dominik Hoffmann ------------------------------------------------------ Mailman-Users mailing list Mailman-Users@python.org https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/mailman-users Mailman FAQ: http://wiki.list.org/x/AgA3 Security Policy: http://wiki.list.org/x/QIA9 Searchable Archives: http://www.mail-archive.com/mailman-users%40python.org/ Unsubscribe: https://mail.python.org/mailman/options/mailman-users/archive%40jab.org