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    SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC] Re: [PATCH] Single user linux
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    > > It is possible to implement the entire mail system without anything running
    > > as root but xinetd.
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    > You want an MDA with elevated privileges, though...

    What role requires priviledge once the port is open ?

    DNS lookup does not
    Spooling to disk does not
    Accepting a connection from a client does not
    Doing peercred auth with a client does not
    Copying spool articles matching the peercred to the client does not

    Alan


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