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[hylafax-users] FaxQueuer: JOB xxxx: CONVERT DOCUMENT: exit status 0xff00
A noexec mount option added recently to the /var partition on our server had
the unintended consequence of disabling the HylaFax' scripts (like ps2fax).
Attempts to call such script now result in "permission denied errors".
Unfortunately, instead of logging such errors properly and emailing the
failure messages back to the senders, HylaFax showed no indication of error
whatsoever, other than logging the message quoted in subject into the system
Although the jobs never got sent, their q-files are (bogusly) moved into the
To reproduce, simply `chmod -x /var/spool/hylafax/bin/ps2fax' and try faxing a
To keep the /var mounted noexec, I moved the whole hylafax/bin subdirectory to
the more apropriate /usr/local/libexec/hylafax and put a symbolic link in
place. /usr/local is usually mounted readonly here (unlike /var and /tmp,
which are not expected to have executables).
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