Subject: Re: /usr/pkgsrc/mail/nullmailer
To: Iain Hibbert <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/24/2007 17:17:33
On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 11:07:48AM +0000, Iain Hibbert wrote:

> I finally tracked this down to the fact that my ppp/ip-up script was
> pulling the trigger manually (echo -n . >>/var/spool/nullmailer/trigger)
> as 'root', but nullmailer-send could not do it as 'nullmailer' because the
> INSTALL script makes the fifo mode 0600 as root .. it seems that
> SPECIAL_PERMS applies before the INSTALL script is run..

Thanks. I think I've seen this problem, but never tracked it down,
as most of the E-mail sent from "my" nullmailed systems is sent
from Thunderbird directly to the server, anyway.