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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] 2 questions with apache2 operation
Date Wed, 14 Sep 2005 17:31:15 GMT
On 9/13/05, Dr. Scott S. Jones <> wrote:
> 1) I run Mailman 2.5 on my apache 2 installation, system running Debian 3.1.
> I can open my mailman database if I enter it like this:
> However, if I leave out the '/cgi-bin' portion of the URL, the site fails to
> load. As well, even though I can get one page to load, if I then go to the
> page, and make any changes, if I attempt to update the page with the
> changes, I get a 404 error, and the URL reverts back to the following:
> ... with the cgi-bin reference removed.
> Obviously, this prevents the site from working as it should. To top it off,
> when I open mailman, instead of some mailman inspired URL icon, I see the
> icon for Sql-ledger, any time I am running Mailman. I have sql-ledger
> installed as well but have never opened or used it yet.

It sounds like mailman has hard-coded references to the URL in its
files (or you have not properly configured mailman to use the proper
URL).  You may be able to work around this using
ScriptAlias /mailman /full/path/to/cgi-bin/mailman

> 2) When I run apt-get update and then apt-get upgrade I get the following
> errors:

I would follow these instructions:

>         Please refer to the documentation on how to fix it or report it to
>         Debian Apache Mailing List <> if in
>         doubt
>         on how to proceed


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