On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 4:34 PM, Matt Brookings <m...@inter7.com> wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Manvendra Bhangui wrote: >> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 11:46 PM, Matt Brookings <m...@inter7.com >> <mailto: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. > > The configure script still expects you to be root, so the patch needs to > adjust > for that as well. > > Having a flag like --disable-root-check to disable the configuration root > check, > and then using --prefix to set where to install to might work. This patch > seems > only to address a single person's need is kind of what I'm saying, and so, it > can't > be added to the vpopmail project. > > I think the option is a good idea and just needs to be implemented for the > project.
I agree to add an option, I sent the patch just to explain myself. =D Can I write the modifications or someone of inter7 will do that? Thanks for this. > - -- > /* > Matt Brookings <m...@inter7.com> GnuPG Key D9414F70 > Software developer Systems technician > Inter7 Internet Technologies, Inc. (815)776-9465 > */ > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) > Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org > > iEYEARECAAYFAkmRyKkACgkQ6QgvSNlBT3DjOACeNE8qdoDjc+nsgT0sHDxX7fj1 > 6awAnjMbJGDXXk8UFLAp+mnugRqgew+S > =nOP+ > -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > -- [ ]'s Aledr - Alexandre "OpenSource Solutions for SmallBusiness Problems" !DSPAM:4991cc5e32688365252450!