[Bug 1598] Sendmail users/groups need to be rechecked

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Sun Dec 25 15:04:09 PST 2005


randy at linuxfromscratch.org changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
           Platform|PC                          |All
         Resolution|                            |FIXED
            Summary|Sendmail users/groups need  |Sendmail users/groups need
                   |to be rechecked             |to be rechecked
   Target Milestone|future                      |6.2

------- Additional Comments From randy at linuxfromscratch.org  2005-12-25 16:04 -------
Updated BLFS to Sendmail-8.13.5. While checking this update, I've confirmed
that the 'smmsp' user and group must be created. The 'mail' group is not
necessary and the command to create the 'mail' group was removed from the

I confirmed this through many channels, the biggest one is not having the
'mail' group existing, installing Sendmail and putting it through extensive
functionality testing.

Closing the bug as fixed.

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