The eternal uid issue
Wed Jul 30 13:10:00 GMT 2014
On Jul 29 15:36, D. Boland wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > The permissions of the home folder are set to 01777 by default (S_ISVTX
> > bit!). Since we can't rely on central administration for Cygwin, this
> > allows a user to create her own homedir automatically at first start of
> > a Cygwin shell.
> > You might consider to disable this full patch check in sendmail for
> > Cygwin. Is there some configuration flag, maybe?
> If I make the 'Users' group owner of the /home folder and remove the world-writable
> bit, Sendmail doesn't complain anymore. I found out that everybody who is logged on,
> will be put in the 'Users' group anyway.
Uhm... that works for you, but you can't rely on that for a sendmail
package. You'd have to deal with the default 01777 /home as well.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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