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    SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC] Re: [PATCH] Single user linux

    On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, Mohammad A. Haque wrote:
    > > > Correct. <1024 requires root to bind to the port.
    > > ... And nothing says that it should be done by daemon itself.
    > Or that you shouldnt let inetd do it for you
    > And that you shouldn't drop the capabilities except that bind
    > It is possible to implement the entire mail system without anything running
    > as root but xinetd.

    You want an MDA with elevated privileges, though...

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