Subject: Re: sendmail's aliases.db distribution
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/18/2000 12:14:53
>One solution I've thought of.. would be to modify sendmail to regenerate
>aliases.db if it notices a zero byte aliases.db on initial startup.  The
>benefit of this is that it would work for all forms of install.

actually...i think (i've not tried this, but it might be good enough)
that if you can "arrange" for the aliases.db file to be *older* than
the aliases file (ie, create an empty via touch with an old timestamp)
and you set AutoRebuildAliases to True in the, all should
just work.

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