Re: userid for vmailer
On Tue, 25 Aug 1998, LaMont Jones wrote:
> vmailer (a mail-transport-agent) needs a user id, which can be allocated
> dynamically if desired. (Although I wouldn't complain if it was static - it
> makes the postinstall script simpler...) As it currently sits, the
> postinstall script is written assuming a dynamic user id, allocated if not
> present within the postinstall script.
> I would propose the name 'vmailer', in keeping with the apparent tradition,
> and leave the decision to make it static or dynamic up to the list.
Any reason not to use the existing "mail" user?