Subject: Re: Use of BINOWN?= or BINGRP?= in
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/12/2000 09:03:57
On Mon Jun 12 04:25:47 2000, Simon Burge wrote:
> Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> > I have the following problem with postfix:
> > 
> > #  postfix check
> > postfix-script: warning: not owned by root: /usr/libexec/postfix/bounce
> > ...
> >
> > That happens because I set BINOWN?= and BINGRP?= /etc/mk.conf
> > so these programms are not owned by root.
> Is this because postfix thinks the One True Binary Owner should be
> "root"?  There's no setuid programs in postfix, so if you've got BINOWN
> set then I think it should be assumed that you know what you're doing.
> Perhaps postfix-script should be installed with the current setting of
> $BINOWN instead of a hard-coded "root"?

No, I don't want to change it.
I only want to know if it is okay to use the ? in the BINOWN?=.


P.S: Could you please answer my mail about the nfsd Makefile which I send
     to you on the 8th?