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289801Re: Dot forward not reading links

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  • wimpunk
    Nov 30, 2012
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      On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 11:10 PM, Wietse Venema <wietse@...> wrote:
      > wimpunk:
      >> Hi,
      >>
      >> I've been wondering why my .forward files didn't worked like I
      >> expected and finally I found out dotforward doesn't accept linked
      >> files. Is there any reason why dotforward doesn't read links? In
      >> src/local/dotforward.c (line232 of the latest debian version) I wanted
      >> to change
      >
      > What if the symlink points to /dev/zero or /dev/random?
      >
      > Wietse

      It would fail because the file would be world writable.

      wimpunk.
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