Re: Another minor security query...
> Ian Jackson writes:
> > I understand Daniel Quinlan is putting together the Emacs package
> > for Debian - I'd be happy to help him. Alternatively I can provide
> > the binary I'm using as a stopgap, and the source it was compiled
> > from (though I don't remember the compiler options any more). It's
> > linked against libc.so.4.2.
> You are using Emacs version 18, aren't you? I'm not even sure that
> the two are compatible. I'll check later to see if `movemail' can
> handle being sgid root.mail and 2755 /var/spool/mail.
Yes, I am using Emacs 18. However, I've just tested my Emacs 19
installation and it works fine with the same movemail (ie, the one I
use with Emacs 18, not the one that came with the Linux binary
distribution of Emacs 19.19).