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Re: sending email from Cygwin
- From: "Pierre A. Humblet" <Pierre dot Humblet at ieee dot org>
- To: luke dot kendall at cisra dot canon dot com dot au
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 07:22:58 -0400
- Subject: Re: sending email from Cygwin
- References: <20040715075243.DD24484C1E@pessard.research.canon.com.au>
At 05:57 PM 7/15/2004 +1000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>On 15 Jul, To: Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>> : /home/luke ; mkgroup -l >> /etc/group
>Incidentally, after doing that I see:
>: /home/luke ; exim -oi luke < /tmp/smff3624
>2004-07-15 17:56:06 Exim configuration file /etc/exim.conf has the wrong
owner, group, or mode
>: /home/luke ; ls -l /etc/exim.conf
>-rwx------+ 1 luke Domain U 22025 Aug 29 2002 /etc/exim.conf
That should have been set correctly by the postinstall script. The incomplete
/etc/group prevented success.
>But probably I'd need to run exim-config to have a serious chance of
It's only required if you operate a mail server, but in this case it will
set the permissions correctly.
The reason why you don't see the rights (previous e-mail in thread) is most
likely that you get them indirectly through membership in a group.
If you are curious about that, the User control panel is your best bet.
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