[kwlug-disc] sarge -> etch: /etc/aliases.db issue
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Mon Aug 17 10:34:49 EDT 2009
Quoting "L.D. Paniak" <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>:
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> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>> Quoting Eric Gerlach <eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca>:
>> i don't think the problem is that the file is called
>> /etc/aliases.cdb. in fact, there is explicit support for CDB-format
>> aliases files in this version of postfix (2.3.8-2+etch1). i think the
>> problem is just *telling* postfix to use a .cdb file, rather than just
>> .db. and qmail is not installed.
> Maybe look for "aliases" in postfix/main.cf, adjust as necessary and
> restart postfix.
found the problem (or least one of them). "newaliases" will
(AFAICT) always create a .cdb format file, while postfix is looking
specifically for a .db file. so i had to use "postalias
hash:/etc/aliases" to get my aliases.db file, which solved *that*
problem. still curious as to how to get postfix to consult the .cdb
file, if that's what i wanted.
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