Subject: Re: mtree: unknown user `smmsp'
To: Caffeinate The World <email@example.com>
From: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/13/2003 12:15:28
On Sun, 13 Apr 2003, Caffeinate The World wrote:
> --- Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com> wrote:
> > In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > on Sun, 13 Apr 2003 09:45:27 -0700 (PDT),
> > Caffeinate The World <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > Was user 'smmsp' added recently? I saw these in my daily insecurity
> > src/UPDATING is your friend:
> > 20020605:
> > smmsp user/group has been added for sendmail.
> Hmm.. I don't run sendmail, but qmail. Shouldn't it check to see if the
> system is using sendmail before complaining?
Not really. A user could still invoke sendmail directly. More to the
point, the development version of the system now ships with an "smmsp"
user, so to update to that version, you'll need an "smmsp" user, too.