Subject: Re: OK, so how do we slam shut this sendmail problem once and for all?
To: John Kohl <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@BALVENIE.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 08/31/1995 00:06:30
> Can folks live without .forward files piping mail to
> an agent and/or other random-execution paths?

Uh, you mean, like 'slocal'?  or 'vacation'?

"BAD idea."

There are a lot of problems with making sendmail nonpriveleged.
For example, getting the contents of .forward files.  (one could make
sendmail invoke the local delivery program, which could then re-invoke
sendmail, but...)