Installing sendmail with the package user hint

Guenter Hopf qe1 at qe1.org
Thu Aug 15 12:34:19 PDT 2002


> >
> The problem is that sendmail expects me to do a "chmod go-w /etc 
> /etc/mail..." which would create problems with using the  package user hint.

hmmm i dont see the problem...

what the hint does is:
  mkdir -p /etc/mail -> /etc/mail should be root:root 0755 (which would
be ok already)
  chmod -R o-r /etc/mail &&
  chown -R root.smmsp /etc/mail -> /etc/mail should be root:smmsp 0750

is there anything wrong with my thinking??

cheers,
guenter
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