On Sun 2018-02-04 20:34:09 +0100, Gaute Hope wrote: > Daniel Kahn Gillmor writes on februar 4, 2018 20:25: >> is there a reason that "notmuch insert" should be stricter than the >> umask? does this ring any bells for people? > > Are you asking why it is or why it should? If former; maybe because of > line 230 in notmuch-insert.c ?
yep, that's definitely the cause of it, but looking through the git history, it seems to have no clear justification. do other LDA programs behave this way? is there a reason to not 0666 or 0644 ? seems like the umask is where people should be making these choices, and mail being delivered doesn't necessarily need this kind of lockdown. we're running into this when looking at a mailing list archiver -- i want messages to be delivered via "notmuch insert" as the mailbox owner. but the mailbox viewer is going to be a different user, and they need read-only access to the archive. instead, they're completely locked out. am i missing something? --dkg
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