I agreed to look into the matter of Redhats rpms of procmail having
permissions problems, so posted to Redhats rpm list. Here is one of
From: Jeff Johnson <jbj(_at_)JBJ(_dot_)ORG>
Subject: Re: recent procmail rpms
On Sat, Jun 12, 1999 at 06:30:30PM -0700, Harry Putnam wrote:
> I had a problem after installing procmail-3.13.1-1 where the new
> fussyness of procmail about its rc files came into conflict with
> RedHats default behavior in making groups for users.
This bug/feature has been reported as bug #2242 at
Add userself to the CC list of that bug if you want to be automagically
notified when the problem is resolved. Dunno what the resolution is
gonna be yet ...
> It was easily solved by chmoding 600 the .procmailrc file but I
> understand the compile time options of the procmail source allows a
> setting "GROUP_PER_USER" in config.h, that will make procmail
> comfortable with redhats default. I wonder if this is being used when
> packaging and is not working or if it is not being used.
> Seems this would make a trouble free install.