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rdm at rdm

Feb 6, 1997, 7:11 AM

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Re: delivery to ~root

David:
> My purpose of delivery to root for root authority is dynamic IP
> updates. Information of a specific size in a specific place in only
> email that matches specific headers is parsed and acted on. Others
> are dumped.

Doesn't require mail delivery as root. For example, write an suid
program that does final delivery (perhaps checking that it's
delivering from the appropriate non-root userid as one of its safety
mechanisms).

--
Raul


de5 at sws5

Feb 6, 1997, 10:21 AM

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Re: delivery to ~root [In reply to]

>My purpose of delivery to root for root authority is dynamic IP updates.
>Information of a specific size in a specific place in only email that
>matches specific headers is parsed and acted on. Others are dumped.

PGP would be better.

-Dave

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