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;;; blessmail.el --- Decide whether movemail needs special privileges.

;; Copyright (C) 1994 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

;; Maintainer: FSF
;; Keywords: internal

;; This file is part of XEmacs.

;; XEmacs is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
;; under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
;; the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option)
;; any later version.

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;; WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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;; Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA
;; 02111-1307, USA.

;;; Synched up with: FSF 19.34.

;;; Commentary:

;; This is loaded into a bare Emacs to create the blessmail script,
;; which (on systems that need it) is used during installation
;; to give appropriate permissions to movemail.
;; It has to be done from lisp in order to be sure of getting the
;; correct value of rmail-spool-directory.

;;; Code:

;; These are no longer needed because we run this in emacs instead of temacs.
;; (message "Using load-path %s" load-path)
;; (load "paths.el")
;; It is not safe to load site-init.el here, because it might have things in it
;; that won't load properly unless all the rest of Emacs is loaded.

(let ((dirname (directory-file-name rmail-spool-directory))
      linkname attr modes)
  ;; Check for symbolic link
  (while (setq linkname (file-symlink-p dirname))
    (setq dirname (if (file-name-absolute-p linkname)
		    (concat (file-name-directory dirname) linkname))))
  (insert "#!/bin/sh\n")
  (setq attr (file-attributes dirname))
  (if (not (eq t (car attr)))
      (insert (format "echo %s is not a directory\n" rmail-spool-directory))
    (setq modes (nth 8 attr))
    (cond ((= ?w (aref modes 8))
	   ;; Nothing needs to be done.
	  ((= ?w (aref modes 5))
	   (insert "chgrp " (number-to-string (nth 3 attr))
		   " $* && chmod g+s $*\n"))
	  ((= ?w (aref modes 2))
	   (insert "chown " (number-to-string (nth 2 attr))
		   " $* && chmod u+s $*\n"))
	   (insert "chown root $* && chmod u+s $*\n"))))
  (insert "echo mail directory = " dirname "\n"))
(write-region (point-min) (point-max) "blessmail")

;;; blessmail.el ends here