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Re: Bug#92981: uw-imapd-ssl: can't use maildir format with uw-imap (fwd)

On Sun, Apr 15, 2001 at 03:48:55PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 13, 2001 at 01:58:31PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >  Jaldhar> 1.  What is the rationale for the policy mail spools must be
> >  Jaldhar>     0660 $USER:mail? 
> > 
> > 	For a 660 mailbox with gid==mail, a sgid mail delivery agent
> >  is required.  A 600 perm mailbox requires a suid 0 delivery agent. 
> Or better, it requires that the delivery agent runs under uid of the user
> that owns the mailbox.

But then the delivery agent has to start off running as root to fire
off an MDA with the user id of the user that owns the mailbox.  Or am
I talking nonsense?



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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