sendmail issues - make fails to create aliases.db in /etc/mail
wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Jan 12 18:09:55 UTC 2010
On Tue, 12 Jan 2010, Jim wrote:
> make in /etc/mail fails (silently) to create aliases.db. I touched all
> the source files I modified to make sure they would be rebuilt (since
> the last rebuild failed).
Just tried it here successfully, although I'd usually do newaliases.
> [root at mail-jail /etc/mail]# /usr/sbin/sendmail -v -bi
> sendmail: -O option ignored
> postalias: dict_eval: const Postfix
> postalias: open hash /etc/aliases
Looks like you're using postfix pretending to be sendmail. Evidently
postfix doesn't build aliases.db the same way. You might try
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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