Re: can procmail be bypassed?

1998-03-11 13:50:52
As much as I hate it when people use e-mail as a stumping block, I have to 

Perhaps your sysadmin doesn't want to subject you or your co-workers to 
anything malicious. Especially something that mucks with sendmail, a very 
un-secure program that has lots of access running as root, that has had lots 
of security related problems with in the past.

Ninny? Perhaps he just likes his/her job and doesn't want to be fired when a 
bad binary brings down your office mail system....or worse.

Anyway, why do you need procmail to run Mhonarc? its not really required.

To: "Pat Marr" <patmarr(_at_)rbdc(_dot_)rbdc(_dot_)com>
Cc: mhonarc(_at_)rosat(_dot_)mpe-garching(_dot_)mpg(_dot_)de
Subject: Re: can procmail be bypassed? 
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 1998 09:54:14 -0800
From: "Eric D. Friedman" <friedman(_at_)hydra(_dot_)acs(_dot_)uci(_dot_)edu>
List-Name: mhonarc

: One of my customers wants to use Mhonarc, but the sysadmin
: doesn't use procmail, and he doesn't even want it on his system
: (he's a programmer, and has a thing about installing binaries for 
: which he doesn't have the code)

Your sysadmin is a ninny.

Eric D. Friedman

Torrey McMahon
McLean, Virginia

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