Subject: Re: 2.0: sendmail has wrong owner/group
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/17/2004 11:03:40
On Fri, 16 Apr 2004, Andrew Brown wrote:
>      sendmail_suidroot
>                      `YES' or `NO'.  Asserts that sendmail is being used as a
>                      setuid root binary and adjusts some precmd checks accord-
>                      ingly.  If this is set to `YES', you can remove the sub-
>             file, and then turn off the smmsp process.
> so i guess i oughta add something there about this, eh?

Yes, a chown/chmod command.

If I set "sshd=yes", I don't get a warning that sshd doesn't run either,
but it's started, and setting "sendmail_suidroot=yes" makes me assume that
NetBSD DTRT instead of complain for _me_ not doing it's job.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>