Subject: Re: misc/6882: /var/spool/news should be owned by
To: None <>
From: Geoff Wing <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/27/1999 03:45:08
Chris Jones <> typed:
:/var/spool/news is listed in /etc/mtree/special as optional, and root.wheel.
:It seems to me that, if this directory ever exists, it's going to need to be
:owned by

Why?  Mine's owned by root.wheel .  What exactly does any set[ug]id news
program need to do in there?  AFAIK, nothing.  No program should need to
create/delete files/directories in there (except for installation).
Subdirectories in there need to be for, say, INN but 
/var/spool/news itself doesn't need/want to be.

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