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Re: exim 4.12-3 winsock problem (was Re: 1.3.21)
On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 10:02:49AM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> So I suggest a simple test: edit /etc/passwd and change the gid of the
> exim user to 545, then run again.
The above fixed the problem. I apologize for not being able to figure
this out myself.
> By the way, I am not sure what you try to achieve running the exim
> daemon as a special exim user.
$ sc qc exim
[SC] GetServiceConfig SUCCESS
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
START_TYPE : 2 AUTO_START
ERROR_CONTROL : 1 NORMAL
BINARY_PATH_NAME : C:\cygwin\bin\cygrunsrv.exe
TAG : 0
DISPLAY_NAME : exim
SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem
> Also, it may be just fine to run the daemon with gid 545 but do
> deliveries with gid 1009. That's controlled from /etc/exim.conf, group
> = mail in the local_delivery transport.
I am (and have been) doing the above.
> The issue with that approach is if exim execs itself: it will then be
> unprivileged with uid 1008 and gid 545 and wouldn't be able to make
> local deliveries.
I haven't seen the above issue (yet).
> I have another question: when you run under strace are things fine or
> do you hit another error?
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