Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 69939
mailq lacks permissions to chdir(/var/spool/mqueue/)
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:44:32 EDT
Description of Problem:
Either /usr/bin/mailq or /var/spool/mqueue doesn't have the right permissions,
because mailq gets an error every time.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
can not chdir(/var/spool/mqueue/): Permission denied
Program mode requires special privileges, e.g., root or TrustedUser.
/var/spool/mqueue is empty
Are you root, or have you set up a trusted user?
So, you're implying this is an intention change, and that a normal user isn't
supposed to be able to use mailq any more? That hadn't even crossed my mind.
But now that I look for it, I see there's a note in the SECURITY file to that
effect. Well, if it's intentional, I guess it isn't a bug. Sorry for the false