/etc/aliases removed in 12.0-RELEASE?

Trond Endrestøl Trond.Endrestol at fagskolen.gjovik.no
Mon Feb 4 12:11:42 UTC 2019

On Mon, 4 Feb 2019 13:01+0100, B.J.Scharp wrote:

> However, on my mailserver I got this message:
> ---
> The following file will be removed, as it no longer exists in
> FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE: /etc/aliases
> ---
> Why was this removed, and what's the replacement? I can't find anything
> on this in the release notes.
> I use that file quite a lot...

/etc/aliases was usually a symlink to mail/aliases. The latter file 
still exists, and you can easily recreate the symlink using:

ln -s mail/aliases /etc/aliases


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