Bug 246702 - mail/sympa: Fix permission and ownership needed for normal operation
Summary: mail/sympa: Fix permission and ownership needed for normal operation
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Many People
Assignee: freebsd-ports-bugs (Nobody)
URL:
Keywords: needs-patch
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2020-05-24 16:43 UTC by William F. Dudley Jr.
Modified: 2020-06-14 21:17 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description William F. Dudley Jr. 2020-05-24 16:43:19 UTC
fresh install of 6.2.54 on FreeBSD 11.3

The directory /usr/local/etc/sympa ($SYSCONFDIR) was owned by
root:wheel. This should be changed to something similar to
root:sympa, 775, so that sympa may modify the aliases.sympa.sendmail
file.

Also, /usr/local/share/sympa (parent directory of $STATICDIR) has
sub directories "arc", bounce", and "list_data", and these should
also be made writeable by sympa.
Comment 1 William F. Dudley Jr. 2020-05-25 17:00:43 UTC
This isn't just config files affected.  The directories "arc", "bounce",
and "list_data" are for storage of data accumulated during normal
operations.
Comment 2 geoffroy desvernay 2020-05-26 14:04:09 UTC
Thank you for your reportâ€Ĥ of course it should

I fixed this in https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=214878 (while upgrading)