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Re: smail policies

Hallo David Frey
> >From the policy:
>    /etc/aliases is the source file for the system mail aliases (e.g.
>    postmaster, usenet, etc.) - it is the one which the sysadmin and
>    postinst scripts may edit. After /etc/aliases is edited the program or
>    human editing it must call newaliases. All MTA packages should come
>    with a newaliases program, even if it does nothing, but older MTA
>    packages do not do this so programs should not fail if newaliases
>    cannot be found.
> This nothing to do with the mailer itself (being smail/sendmail/qmail/exim
> or whatever).
smail- will have newaliases.


Soenke Lange                     Wohnheim Artillerieweg Netzwerkverwaltung
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