cvs commit: ports/mail/p5-qpsmtpd/files

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at
Thu Dec 31 23:49:30 UTC 2009

will review in 2010.

Thought most typically it runs as smtpd/smtpd

I'm turn on which way to go here.

Glen Barber wrote:
> Hi Doug,
> I really appreciate the feedback.
> On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
>> Glen Barber wrote:
> [...]
>> I've attached a diff for a script that works, please test it and if
>> you're satisfied I will commit it for you. However, there is
>> apparently an additional problem with the port because when I
>> installed it the "smtpd" user was not created. If that is mandatory
>> for the script to work it should be added by the port. I could get it
>> started if I specified another unprivileged user/group in rc.conf.local.
> Initially, they were the user/group I was using to run this service.
> I later found it was not necessary, and in changing the rc script, I
> had forgotten to remove them.  This service runs fine with
> nobody/nogroup, which is reflected in an attached patch, which
> incorporates your changes.
> [...]
>> 11. Properly sets the defaults for the options. (FYI, in your patch
>> you used: ': foo="bar"', spend a few minutes thinking about why that's
>> bad.) :)
> I'm glad embarrassment doesn't translate well over the internet... :-)
> A diff against the port version with your modifications and my
> nobody/nogroup changes is attached.  If it is okay with the maintainer
> (cc'd), I think this can be committed.
> Thanks again for the feedback, and I really appreciate your explanations.
> Regards,

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