Re: A few questions for everyone
> This is false. /var/spool/mail should be 2775 (or perhaps 0775) and
> group owner mail. Anything that needs to access (lock) mailboxes
> needs to be sgid mail.
I thought think it should be 0775, root.mail?
> The problem with Emacs RMAIL sounds like movemail not being sgid. You
> should check that the version of movemail you have does do appropriate
> checks (some very early versions didn't), and if so install it sgid to
> The same goes for elm and mailx. I don't know whether mh
> (specifically, I think that only the 'inc' command needs to be sgid)
> is sufficiently secure. If not it should be made so.
Weird, on our solaris machine neither movemail nor inc are sgid, and
the /var/mail directoru is 0775 root.mail, and it all works. On my
Linux box it does not.