raw access to imap quotas, with mail user

Derrick J Brashear shadow at dementia.org
Sun Sep 19 22:49:03 EDT 2004

On Sun, 19 Sep 2004, Felix Cuello wrote:

>> Inasmuch as this should be being done at all, your program should be
>> setuid cyrus. I don't think doing this is a good idea in general, though.

> Then i wrote a simple C code and compile that as a PERL Package, then i have
> direct access to their quota. Apache user is in the mail group [i don't know
> why... but that's the true] and i want to run the PERL script with apache
> user rights [then mail rights]... i don't want to put apache into cyrus
> group, just because i don't want apache could be read mailboxes.

So write simple C code and exec it (and collect the result) from perl?
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