> > It is possible to implement the entire mail system without anything running
> > as root but xinetd.
> You want an MDA with elevated privileges, though...
What role requires priviledge once the port is open ?
DNS lookup does not
Spooling to disk does not
Accepting a connection from a client does not
Doing peercred auth with a client does not
Copying spool articles matching the peercred to the client does not
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