On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 03:17:15PM -0500, Matt Pavlovich wrote:
This creates complexity for distributors to package Courier. In order
to provide users the greatest amount of flexibility when using Courier,
there would have to be a package for every combination of the available
services, or force users to run all services. Having services such as
Fax, and UUCP that are not as widely used could lead to security holes
and other issues.
Both the fax and the uucp modules are completely disabled until they are
Just because processes called 'courierfax' and 'courieruucp' are running it
doesn't mean that they're going to do anything. In fact, they'll be sleeping
until the server gets shut down.
What would it take to have courier support a more dynamic approach to
the modules? I'd be willing to help patch Courier to support this
Nothing needs to be patched. These modules are already disabled by default.
Feel free to try to send a fax, or forward mail via UUCP, and see what happens.