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Re: Fedora 10 - Boot Analysis



On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 5:27 AM, Steve Grubb <sgrubb redhat com> wrote:
> We ran into a problem doing the LSPP evaluation with regards to email. Of all
> the packages listed, the only one that really mattered for security was cron.
> So, what we did was patched cron to be able to take an argument, -m, to
> define the mail delivery agent. It could be a shell script, procmail, or
> anything you wanted to take the cron output and move it into the local spool
> dir. Would using this solve the problems being debated here?  (And since cron
> can take a mail agent argument, it should not have a hard requirement for
> sendmail.)

How would you expose the option to use the argument for a local admin?
Having them edit the service file in init.d seems inappropriate. Would
you expose it in an etc/sysconfig/  file to be parsed at service
script start?

-jef


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