Ken Murchison ken at
Tue Sep 28 17:08:20 EDT 2004

Derrick J Brashear wrote:

> On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Ken Murchison wrote:
>> Derrick J Brashear wrote:
>>> I guess you assume then that imapd is setuid, otherwise, how is a 
>>> user expected to run it and have access to the mail store? that's 
>>> fine, i just want to know your expectations up front are in line with 
>>> reality
>> Correct.  I stated as such in my post.
> Right, I'm slow. I was doing that while trying to fix a serious work 
> issue (which maybe I did)
> I'm inclined to say we take it with a note which says basically we don't 
> encourage its use and if it breaks in the future, no promises.

Actually, we would also need to note that the Cyrus START processes 
(e.g. ctl_cyrusdb -r) and EVENTs (e.g. ctl_cyrusdb -c) MUST still be run.

I'm still inclined to not commit this, since I don't think its a big 
deal that a client has to enter their password.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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