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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated Cygwin Package: procmail-3.22-7
On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 11:58:11PM +0100, Jim George wrote:
> At this point I logged in from another box on my network and this is
> where things got screwy. In my console window everything showed as ..
> total 20
> -rwxrwxrwx 1 SYSTEM SYSTEM 0 Aug 29 23:33 Administrator
> From my remote window (using rlogin from another cygwin box) the same
> files showed thus...
> total 20
> -rw-r--r-- 1 Administ Administ 0 Aug 29 23:33 Administrator
> Notice anything strange?
Yes, it appears that ntsec is set when you login on the console but not
when you run under the LocalSystem account. Does chown work when your
> Please can you tell me how I get myself out of this pickle?
How do you set your CYGWIN variable? And, do you set it on a system or
per user basis? I recommend setting it for the system via:
Control Panel/System/Advanced/Environment Variables.../System variables
> I thought I would start from a level playing field so I removed all
> BOGUS files and restarted fetchmail as SYSTEM. In these circumstances
> procmail (according to the manual) is supposed to wake up and create
> the correct filename (called $LOGNAME) with the correct permissions.
> However when I did an ls I noticed that the Administrator file was
> owned by SYSTEM.SYSTEM and the fetchmail log complained again about a
> BOGUS mail file.
BTW, the above works correctly for me. This is how I created my root
mailbox in the first place. procmail did not start to complain until I
intentionally whacked the permissions.
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