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Subject: Re: Majordomo ABORT - Can someone help?
From: Dave Wolfe <dwolfe @ risc . sps . mot . com>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 13:29:22 -0600 (CST)
To: tpupke @ quinncom . net (Trace Pupke)
Cc: majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <3.0.32.19961111130533.006a66b4@popserver.quinncom.net> from "Trace Pupke" at Nov 11, 96 01:05:37 pm
Reply-to: Dave Wolfe <david_wolfe @ risc . sps . mot . com>

[ Trace Pupke writes: ]
> 
> At 09:41 AM 11/11/96 -0800, postmaster@cadence.com wrote:
> >chown is only allowed by the user or super-user. So what it means is that
> >majordomo is not running as the owner of the file, (or root) and so cannot 
> >chown.
> 
> Thanks for replying, but what would be the way to correct this?

Make sure wrapper is owned by root and has the setuid flag set, i.e.:

-rwsr-xr-x  1 root     daemon      24576 Feb  2  1995 wrapper
   ^          ^^^^

-- 
 Dave Wolfe


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