> On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 04:17:52PM -0400, Wietse Venema <wietse at porcupine.org> wrote:
> > > maildrop has setgid with the group mail and owned by the root. The MTA
> > > is postfix (of course). Postfix log tells me that the status is deferred and
> > > it's a temporary failure, Command output /usr/bin/maildrop: Unable to create
> > > dot-lock. So I think the problem is that the maildrop runs as mail user (
> > maildrop runs as the recipient user and as group mail. Apparently,
> > neither of the two has DIRECTORY write permission where it wants
> > to create a filename.lock file.
> But it wants to create the lock file in $HOME, doesn't it?
It's your job to find out where the file is created and why the
permissions are insufficient. I have only told you what to look
for. Now it is up to you to fix it.
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