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Re: Dot forward not reading links

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  • wimpunk
    ... Sorry for the late reply but it sounds like a good plan. :-) Tnx! wimpunk.
    Message 1 of 10 , Dec 4, 2012
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      On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 5:49 PM, /dev/rob0 <rob0@...> wrote:
      > On Sat, Dec 01, 2012 at 09:51:05AM +0100, wimpunk wrote:
      >> The reason I searched for this is because I just wanted to make my
      >> own management easier. I had a .forward+a file which filtered the
      >> mail to a specific folder in my mailbox. Because I wanted the mail
      >> send to ${user}+b and ${user}+c handled the same way, I created a
      >> link named .forward+b and .forward+c which pointed to .forward+a
      >> but as we know, it didn't worked.
      >
      > Hard links work fine.

      Sorry for the late reply but it sounds like a good plan. :-) Tnx!

      wimpunk.
    • Wietse Venema
      ... HARDlinks are OK, SYMlinks are not. I can t let your PC mentality dictate Postfix s security policies. Wietse
      Message 2 of 10 , Dec 4, 2012
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        wimpunk:
        > Thanks for the feedback but still I don't get the point why it would
        > make any difference between using a link or a file as .forward. That
        > link could only be written by the sysadmin or me. The only thing you
        > have to trust is having users with a little common sense. But you

        HARDlinks are OK, SYMlinks are not. I can't let your PC mentality
        dictate Postfix's security policies.

        Wietse
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