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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?

Jean Pierre

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