Subject: Re: HEADS-UP: sendmail 8.12.8 imported
To: David Laight <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/07/2003 13:22:34
>> changes to /etc/postinstall will help with upgrades and advise you of
>> any possible problems.
>Mmmmm   just taken me over an hour to get outbound mail going again :-(


>Local files need to be rebuilt from the file.
>The file has to be edited because:
>1) the lines now need to be ordered differently

this is now "enforced", as opposed to "discouraged".

>2) AutoRebuildAliases has been deprecated

yes.  it was always a "security problem".

>3) the syntax of FEATURE(access_db) has changed

insofar as you need to add -T<TMPF>, but that's about

>4) CLIENT_OPTIONS(`Address=, Modifiers=h') now works, used to
>   be a horrid define.

that's good.

>Oh - mailq no longer seems to work :-(

since sendmail can't read the files in the main queue any more, yes.

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