Subject: Re: "make install" lossage, redux
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/29/1999 11:07:11
On 28 Dec 1999, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

> Moreover, using the host's sendmail is not guaranteed to work
> (regardless of byte order issues) because the db format could may
> change from version to version.
> I think the best bet is to not attempt to do this at build time, but
> have it done as part of the install process, probably on the first
> boot of the system..  

	Why not have a check in rc that automatically runs newaliases
	if aliases.db is out of date (and sendmail is enabled).