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Re: intro

From: Jeff Bailey
Subject: Re: intro
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 14:16:10 -0800
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On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 12:37:42PM -0500, xystrus wrote:

> If your users have root access to their machines, and you NFS 
> export the mail spool, you're giving them the ability to read the
> mail of anyone and everyone.  This is BAD.  

Only if you don't squash root.  People who don't follow sensible
sysadmin practices are not our problem.

> I've seen NFS-mounted spools result in lost mail before...  it's
> just a bad idea, IMO.

I think maildir is supposed to handle locking over NFS correctly.

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