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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
> mail.
> 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.


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