cannot start innd version 2.3.2
rra at stanford.edu
Wed May 23 23:15:03 UTC 2001
Dinesh Somani <dinesh.somani at tibcofinance.com> writes:
> I am trying to set up a local news server which will run under my name
> and group.
> I belong to 2 groups:
> 256% groups
> staff or-gp
> And I used "or-gp" as the configure option
> Build etc. all goes well, but when I execute rc.news, I get the
> following errors:
> Starting innd.
> inndstart must be run by group or-gp
> Scheduled start of <blah>/local/news/bin/innwatch.
> And, the /var/adm/messages has the following entries:
> May 23 15:15:45 ganges inndstart: [ID 735900 news.crit] ran by GID 10, who
> isn't or-gp (734)
> Is this a bug ? Is it getting stuck on my group name from /etc/passwd ?
It's arguably a bug; inndstart only looks at your primary group and
doesn't try to walk your list of secondary groups.
> In any event, I'd appreciate if you could suggest a workaround.
Compile INN with the news group set to the primary group of the user who
will be running INN.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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