Bug#995793: Info received (Bug#995793: exim4-base: /tmp partition has noexec mount option; exim4-base fails)

S Egbert s.egbert at sbcglobal.net
Tue Oct 5 21:07:05 BST 2021

Actual workaround is to remove ‘noexec” from both /tmp and /var. Tested it working without “noexec” mount options on ‘apt upgrade exim4-base’ to versio ‘4.94.2-7’

This makes it like a major work-stoppage of dealing with 1,000s of those hardened Debian systems. 

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