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Re: Bug#470994: mail_spool default mode is 0660

On Tue, 18 Mar 2008, Josip Rodin wrote:
> Or they don't use root at all for the MDA, instead setuid'ing to the user
> itself. See also #405584.

If you didn't had to setuid to the user, you wouldn't need to be root in
the first place. That's what Russ is explaining you. And an IMAP/POP daemon
running without root privilege might be preferrable.

Raphaël Hertzog

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