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I blog at Opinionated Programmer. You can play Solitr, my CoffeeScript solitaire game.

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comment Why don't EC2 ubuntu images have swap?
If you're going for 2GiB, then 1024*2048 seems correct.
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accepted Is it safe to make ssmtp SUID root?
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comment Is it safe to make ssmtp SUID root?
I see -- thanks! (I'd upvote your answer, but serverfault won't let me at this point.)
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comment Is it safe to make ssmtp SUID root?
I know what the article says (I wasn't claiming that it recommends SUID root), and I did see the "FreeBSD" in the title too -- it's kinda hard to miss. ;-) I also know it's generally better practice to use an unprivileged special user account, but my question is: Has ssmtp been written so that it's safe (barring security holes) to make it SUID root (like sendmail for instance)?