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Re: ANNOUNCE: please test the new fetchmail package

On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 10:24:46AM +0100, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> Graham Wilson <graham@debian.org> said:
> > The release has some fairly significant changes in the packaging.
> > For example, I've removed all of the debconf prompting, and have
> > tried to use better defaults. I've also removed support for running
> > fetchmail as root.
> Removing? While having a package not running as root per default is
> better than the contrary, I'm a bit concerned with software that does
> not allow me at all to run it a specific user....

It is still possible to run fetchmail as root; however, debconf does not
prompt you to ask if you want to run it as root. Additionally, that
configuration is unsupported.


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