F-Prot Lock file error

Jason Cormie j.cormie at ABERTAY.AC.UK
Mon Feb 24 09:13:54 GMT 2003

Sorry for misleading, Julian
Debian package leaves setting up the cron job to the installer...
if you just drop it into cron.daily it'll run as root,

I'm just away to change my config to mail,
 as I had this happen to me with Mcafee a couple of time

-----Original Message-----
From: Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK]
Sent: 23, February, 2003 19:33
Subject: Re: F-Prot Lock file error

At 19:26 23/02/2003, you wrote:
> > If you are using Exim or not running MailScanner as root, you may hit
> > problem. You want to ensure that the user who runs the "autoupdate"
> > is the same as the one that MailScanner is running as.
>mailscanner runs as user mail on Debian, whilst the cron job doesn't

Can someone tell the Debian people about this please? It's a packaging
Julian Field
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