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Re: does fedora have anything requiring :mail rw access?



Neal Becker wrote:

> Michal Hlavinka wrote:
> 
>> On Friday 09 October 2009 15:31:45 Michal Hlavinka wrote:
>> 
>>> The most important question is: Is there anything that requires these
>>> files
>>>  can be read and written by mail group?
>> 
>> Well, I already know one, cyrus-imapd most probably requires mail rw. Is
>> there anything else?
>> 
> 
> The default exim config says:
> 
> # This transport is used for local delivery to user mailboxes in
> # traditional BSD mailbox format. By default it will be run under the uid
> # and gid of the local user, and requires the sticky bit to be set on the
> # /var/mail
> directory.
> # Some systems use the alternative approach of running mail deliveries
> # under
> a
> # particular group instead of using the sticky bit. The commented options
> below
> # show how this can be done.
> 
> 

I should have been clearer- the default exim config used the mail group 
method:
local_delivery:
  driver = appendfile
  file = /var/mail/$local_part
  delivery_date_add
  envelope_to_add
  return_path_add
  group = mail
  mode = 0660



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