UID of dir's (Was: Spamassassin score always 0)

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at civ.utwente.nl
Tue Apr 22 08:52:58 IST 2003

On Sat, 19 Apr 2003 20:57:45 -0700, you wrote:

>On Sat, 2003-04-19 at 19:58, Tony Finch wrote:
>> Stephen Lee <splee at PLEXIO.COM> wrote:
>> >
>> >What other diagnostics can I look for?
>> Turn on the MailScanner Debug and Debug SpamAssassin options, and check
>> that the pathnames and number of rules that it reports are sane.
>Thanks Tony! It turns out that the Spamassassin installation creates
>/usr/share/spamassassin/ with root-only access. Since I run Exim as
>exim.exim, Mailscanner couldn't read any of the spamassassin files.
>While I have the floor, install.sh creates /var/spool/MailScanner which
>is only readable by root. It would be nice if install.sh could remind
>users to ensure permissions are correct for that directory.

As a feature request: Isn't it possible for the install script to
install (and/or check) the directories and files whether the can be
read/written by the user specified in MailScanner.conf?

Peter Peters, senior netwerkbeheerder
Dienst Informatietechnologie, Bibliotheek en Educatie (ITBE)
Universiteit Twente,  Postbus 217,  7500 AE  Enschede
telefoon: 053 - 489 2301, fax: 053 - 489 2383, http://www.utwente.nl/civ

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