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Re: Filepriviledge checking (a poll) (was: vacation)
>This undoubtly has more common interest..
>> > > Has anyone gotten the vacation program (the one that comes with zmailer)
>> > > to work? Something bounces back saying "mail to program disallowed".
>> > > Thanks.
>> > See if:
>> > - ~user -directory has protection wider than 755
>> > - ~user/.forward has protections wider than 644
>> > - ~user/.forward is not owned by the same user as
>> > ~user -directory is (~user can be owned by the root)
>> Yes, that indeed is what was happening. Is there a way
>> (including changing source code modifications) to make zmailer
>> accept ~user directories with group-write permissions? Or where
>> should I be looking if I want to tweak .forward permission checking
>> to my liking?
> router/conf.c: filepriv_mask -variable.
> See associated comments.
> A poll: Should that be settable from a cf-file ?
> Should it be TWO mask varibles ? One for
> the file, another for the directory ?
I would vote for two variables. Having group writable files and directories
would be a big plus.
Dan Ehrlich - Systems Analyst - PSU Computer Science and Engineering
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