Forum: Ruby mailfactory permissions problem

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Michael P. (Guest)
on 2009-05-21 10:13
I'm running ruby 1.8 under FreeBSD 7.0 and I'm trying to use mailfactory
for normal users (ie: not admin users).

If I start my script as a privileged user such as root or a person in
the wheel group I don't have a problem. If I start the script as a
normal user though I get this error:

_require': no such file to load -- mailfactory (LoadError)
        from ./test.rb:8

Here is the script I'm trying to get working correctly:

#!/usr/bin/env ruby

require 'rubygems'
require 'net/smtp'
require 'mailfactory'
require 'logger'

    mail = = "removed_email_address@domain.invalid"
    mail.from = "removed_email_address@domain.invalid"
    mail.subject = "Testing"
    mail.text = "testing"

       Net::SMTP.start("mail.lan", 25){ |smtp|
           smtp.send_message(mail.to_s(), mail.from, [,
    rescue Exception => e
        print "Exception occured: " + e
Michael P. (Guest)
on 2009-05-26 05:41

Had to change permissions from 774 to 775 on the following directories
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