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>
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>
: 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