[Pkg-exim4-users] exim unable to set uid/gid

Marc Haber mh+pkg-exim4-users at zugschlus.de
Fri Oct 13 20:27:36 UTC 2006

On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 08:03:50PM +0100, Julian Bradfield wrote:
> That's the standard (non-Debian) answer in the exim FAQ - I said I'd
> done some hours of searching, so naturally I've already seen that, and
> anyway I'm not so incompetent as to miss that possibility were it
> applicable!

No offense intended. I'll refrain from wasting time on trying to help
in the future.

> The answers are yes, no, and anyway it doesn't matter since exim is
> started from the init scripts (or manually by root).

Actually, it does matter since exim drops its privileges early and
needs to re-exec itself in order to re-gain privileges when they're
needed. But you of course know that, so excuse me for trying to help.


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