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Re: Smail aliases include file

On Thu, May 07, 1998 at 09:43:40PM +1200, Tim Thomson wrote:
> Hi,

> I'm trying to get smail to work with an include file for aliases.
> My line in my aliases is as follows:
> everybody::include:/etc/smail/blobs
If I´m correct, there is one ":" too much.

> My /etc/smail/blobs file contains the following:
> tim@tui.ml.org
> dummy@tui.ml.org
> and has these permissions:
> -rw-r--r--   1 root     root           32 Apr 14 23:56 blobs

the above should work.

> |------------------------- Message log follows: -------------------------|
>  no valid recipients were found for this message
> |------------------------- Failed addresses follow: ---------------------|
>  :include:/etc/smail/blobs ... failed: unknown user

That even tells you that the alias-driver didn´t resolv the include.

> Where are the specs of what to put in aliases? I looked in smail(5) and
> (8), mkaliases, smailconf(8), but still couldn't find any info (or good
> examples :-(

Can´t remember where exactly you can read about it, but "apropos smail"
and the doc/smail folder should be enough.

> Thanks,
> Tim.

hope that helps,

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