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Re: runq messages

I'm not using smail so I can't check this myself, but you might take a
look at /etc/suid.conf.  If there's an entry for the file, or the
directory containing it, then suidmanager will reset the ownership and
permissions during the cron.daily run.

On Sun, Oct 03, 1999 at 12:10:06PM +1000, Alan Eugene Davis wrote:
> I am sure that my system is in a bad state.  I installed from an old
> hamm CD, then upgraded by apt-get to slink, thence to potato.  For
> weeks now I have been living with dozens of messages per day in my
> mail box, from Cron Daemon, as follows:
> > runq: setgroups() failed: Operation not permitted
> > runq: cannot open /var/log/smail/paniclog: Permission denied
> > runq: cannot open /var/log/smail/paniclog: Permission denied
> I tried changing the permissions on paniclog and its directory, with
> no avail.  
> I found nothing on the recent mailing list archives about paniclog.  I
> was running runq as root.
> I have just now installed exim instead of smail.
> Does this look familiar?

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