BLFS-5.0 Courier-0.43.2 Make Install error
google at jaynorth.net
Thu Apr 1 06:10:57 PST 2004
Bill's LFS Login wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Apr 2004, JazerNorth wrote:
>>Jim Gifford wrote:
>>>Upgrade 0.45.2, that 0.43.2 has a security problem. Try this to make sure
>>>touch test && chown bin test
>>I found the in the LFS book the requirements for bin, and added the user
>>using the following:
>>useradd -u 1 -g bin -d /bin -s /bin/sh bin
>>groupadd -g 1 bin
> I don't think you really want a full login-capable bin user. And
> shouldn't need a home dir either. All you *should* need is the entries
> in the passwd, shadow (depends) and group files. If courier demands
> a login shell, home dir, etc. , it is seriously broken, IMO.
>>Hope that helps someone else add the user bin to their users so they can
>>By the way, it installed once I upgraded and added the user bin.
OK. I made the '/etc/passwd' line look like:
and the '/etc/group' linke look like:
Will that allow it to work correctly?
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