Linux seems to be the most popular platform for running Mailman. Here are some hints on getting Mailman to run on Linux:
Note that if you are using Linux Mandrake in secure mode, you are probably concerned by this.
mailman user, you need to be sure
mailman is in the
For example, using Python 2.2 on Debian, you will need to install the
python2.2-dev package. On Redhat, you probably need the
If you install Python from source, you should be fine.
One symptom of this problem, although for unknown reasons, is that you might get an error such as this during your install:
Traceback (most recent call last): File "bin/update", line 44, in ? import paths ImportError: No module named paths make: *** [update] Error 1
If this happens, install the Python development package and try configure and make install again. Or install the latest version of Python from source, available from http://www.python.org.
This problem can manifest itself in other Linux distributions in
different ways, although usually it appears as