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Re: file permissions and tnef2multipart.pl

From: Geoff Seeley (92074@xyz.molar.is)
Date: Thu 04 Sep 2003 - 23:02:49 GMT

  • Next message: Noel Clarkson: "RE: file permissions and tnef2multipart.pl"

    On Thursday, September 04, 2003 9:46 AM [GMT+8=PST], Jackson, Jeff
    <92108@xyz.molar.is> wrote:

    > I am curious, where is your tnef2multipart.pl file located, in the
    > /usr/local/anomy/bin directory?

    My tnef2multipart.pl script lives under /usr/local/bin, whereas Anomy lives
    under /usr/local/anomy

    -Geoff

    >
    > Jeff
    >
    >> -----Original Message-----
    >> From: Geoff Seeley [mailto:92074@xyz.molar.is]
    >> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 9:09 AM
    >> To: 92199@xyz.molar.is
    >> Cc: 92149@xyz.molar.is
    >> Subject: Re: [anomy-list]: file permissions and tnef2multipart.pl
    >>
    >>
    >> Hi Noal,
    >>
    >> I'm getting a similar message (see my posting on 8.14.2003 in
    >> the archives) but
    >> I have yet to figure it out. I was guessing permission
    >> problems as well and I
    >> tried a few modifications to the script without luck.
    >>
    >> The *weird* thing is that sometimes it works! but most of the
    >> time I get the
    >> 3328 error code and like you, and no output in the debug log :(
    >>
    >> Another weird think is if I manually run the "saved"
    >> attachment through the
    >> script as the low-level user, it will convert it whereas it
    >> previously failed
    >> through Anomy...
    >>
    >> -Geoff
    >>
    >> On Wednesday, September 03, 2003 9:12 PM [GMT+8=PST],
    >> 92199@xyz.molar.is <92199@xyz.molar.is> wrote:
    >>
    >>> Hi,
    >>>
    >>> I'm trying to get the tnef2multipart.pl script to work and I'm
    >>> running into
    >>> a file permissions problem. I get nothing from the tnef
    >> logging file
    >>> (so I guess it isn't getting far enough into the script for any
    >>> output) but I get
    >>> an Unknown exit code: 3328 in the anomy logs which I think I've
    >>> tracked down
    >>> to being system error 13 (divide the perl exit status by
    >> 256) which is
    >>> Permission denied. After looking at all the permissions, the one
    >>> that seems most likely is that the attachment that is saved by anomy
    >>> is saved with user
    >>> rw on the user whose email message it is. So in some ways it makes
    >>> sense
    >>> that something else can't read it, but I have no trouble getting the
    >>> virus scanner to read and deal with them and I can't see that it's
    >>> got any special privs.
    >>>
    >>> So if anyones got any ideas about what to look at, what to try or
    >>> where I
    >>> might be able to find more info on privs when one program calls
    >>> another etc
    >>> I'd really appreciate it.
    >>>
    >>> cheers,
    >>>
    >>> noel
    >>>
    >>>
    >>
    >>



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