[kwlug-disc] sarge -> etch: /etc/aliases.db issue
eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca
Mon Aug 17 09:54:03 EDT 2009
On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 09:42:17AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> ok, i have a request for assistance. just did a dist upgrade from
> sarge to etch, almost everything went fine except for email not working
> because the regenerated aliases db file is actually called
> /etc/aliases.cdb, not aliases.db (that's what "newaliases" produces on
> this new system). which causes postfix to freak and refuse to start
> since it's looking for /etc/aliases.db instead.
> i've always been used to /etc/aliases.db, so what is the proper
> approach to resolving this? thanks.
Google tells me that /etc/aliases.cdb is used by qmail. Make sure that
didn't get installed during the upgrade. If not, then I have no idea.
Maybe reinstall the postfix package, then run newaliases again?
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