On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 4:27 PM, Manvendra Bhangui <mbhan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 11:46 PM, Matt Brookings <m...@inter7.com> wrote:
>> What does this patch do exactly?  From looking at the patch and trying it,
>> I don't see any difference in operation related to the requirement of
>> root.
> The patch removes all references to user/groups in /etc/passwd and hence
> dependency of having vpopmail user in /etc/passwd.
> This will allow compilation of vpopmail without root. It will also allow
> installation as non-root in a destination directory owned by the user.
> e.g.
> make DESTDIR=$HOME/vpopmail install
> Once you do this, it would be trivial writing a .spec file for vpopmail and
> build rpm as non-root.

And trivially creating a problem with HFS or FSB.

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