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Re: [AMaViS-user] amavisd-new-2.7.0-pre8 is available

From: Mark Martinec <Mark.Martinec+amavis_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Oct 30 2010 - 23:08:55 GMT
To: amavis-user@lists.sourceforge.net

Gary,

> Or, maybe I could actually read the release notes, that might be a
> good idea too:
>
> "A downside is that a HUP-ed daemon has already dropped root privileges
> during its initial start, so it must restart as a nonprivileged user
> (typically 'vscan' or 'amavis'), which rules out its capability to
> chroot, and requires that configuration files, DKIM signing keys files,
> and perl modules must be readable by this GID or UID, otherwise restart
> fails and a daemon process no longer exists"

:-)

Thanks for resolving the problem by yourself and reporting back.

I feared that it may be ephemeral and hard to reproduce at another site.

  Mark

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