Re: Bug#92981: uw-imapd-ssl: can't use maildir format with uw-imap (fwd)
On Mon, 9 Apr 2001, Ethan Benson wrote:
> i would like to know why policy even suggests mailspools have 660
> user.mail permissions, postfix being a sane mailer sets permissions to
> 600 user.mail. making mailspools writable by group mail does nothing
> but make a gid=mail exploit disasterous where it would ordinarily be
> rather boring. (especially if you change /var/mail permissions to
In bug #24772 against debian-policy, Herbert Xu asked the same thing. He
also asked for a rationale for the current policy. The amendment was
rejected and no rationale was given afaict.
So Policy Gods, please enlighten us!
Jaldhar H. Vyas <email@example.com>