Thanks for the offer! I don't think, I want to go the MacPorts route at this 
point. I am thinking about it, though!

> On Oct 12, 2016, at 11:16 AM, Timothy Jasionowski <> 
> wrote:
> I’m one of the few people who has blazed this trail on the newer versions of 
> OS X Server, mainly using the macports installation method with a few 
> modifications.  If you want to email me off the list, I can share my 
> insights.  Alternately, search the archives for my previous posts/fixes for 
> this, as I’ve tried to document my challenges.
> Timothy
>> On Oct 11, 2016 (Wk 42), at 4:46 PM, Dominik Hoffmann 
>> <> wrote:
>> 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[56963]: 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
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