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Re: From the moderator: READ Please
From: shields () tembel org (Michael Shields)
Date: Mon, 22 May 1995 18:53:02 +0000 (GMT)

1) Some new releases of sendmail install the program as group kmem.
I can't see any good reason for this

Most likely it is so that sendmail can determine the load average.

This is not necessary on Linux (which the original poster mentioned),
which has a world-readable /proc/loadavg pseudofile.

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