[Mailman-Users] surely can install mailman without root?

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Fri Jan 18 01:08:54 CET 2008

jidanni at jidanni.org writes:

 > Does one really need root privileges to install mailman?

You could probably make it "work" more or less, but to make things
secure you do need root privileges.

 > Is the above neglecting a fundamental principle?

Yes.  Security.  If your host allows you to do such things, I strongly
suggest you find one who won't. ;-)

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