Re: Why are mailboxes in /var/mail owned by group mail?
"Jaldhar H. Vyas" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> What is the reason for mailboxes to be owned by group mail when in
> Debian we have per-user groups and AFAIK no daemons or other system
> processes belong to the mail group?
So that you can, if you choose, run mail delivery agents and POP/IMAP
servers as something other than root.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>