On Thu, 15 May 1997, Christopher Adams wrote:
> Before I go ahead and move all my lists over to use the new version, I
> want to make sure everything has the correct permissions. I have
> designated EVERYTHING under the majordomo directory,including directories,
> as user and group owned by "majordom". All programs are
> executable. All directories are set to 775. All list files in the list
> directory are are 664. How does the $config_umask in the majordomo.cf
> affect the default permissions?
I installed Mj as majordom.daemon (to keep sendmail happy) and set the
majordomo directory to 751. Directories under there, I made 750.
File in the lists directory are 660, and non-executable files that
matter (aliases, etc.) are 660 or 640, while executables are mostly
755. YMMV. This is just how I set it up, trying to be conservative
(and I could probably be more conservative, since I'm not sure that
'other' needs any permissions to anything *but* wrapper).
I have no idea how others set it up, but this works for me. Your
permissions seem, well, permissive. (wink) I don't know a thing about
$config_umask, so I'll leave it to the experts (mine is at what I
presume is the default -- 007).