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Re: Mutt's alias file

On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 06:24:55AM -0400, Cancer Omega wrote:
> I have the following in my .muttrc :
> set alias_file=~/.mail_aliases
> and the following in my ~/.mail_aliases :
> alias debian-user Debian User List <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
> Now, when I fire up Mutt and send an email to "debian-user", exim sends it right back to me, complaining that the local user "debian-user" doesn't exist.
> What am I doing wrong ?

You have to source your alias file in .muttrc, too.

set alias_file="~/.mutt_aliases"
source ~/.mutt_aliases


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