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Re: System users that receive mail in /var/mail/systemuser?

On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 11:16:06AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:

> * System users on a Debian system are created with the --system
>   argument. On reading the manpage, these users are called "system
>   users", not "Debian system users"; so non-Debian software could very
>   well be using that by using the documented API.

Yep, we're doing that here, and those usesrs should definitely receive
e-mail. Most of the time the mail is redirected using .forward but not
always, but in all cases it must be configurable at the user level
without any extra privileges, so playing with /etc/aliases is out of


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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