[CentOS] Complex sendmail alias handling.
Hugh E Cruickshank
hugh at forsoft.com
Fri Mar 23 22:09:03 UTC 2007
From: Les Mikesell Sent: March 23, 2007 14:22
> I usually handle group addresses as :include: files in sendmail aliases
> just to make them easier to edit and avoid the need to rebuild the
> aliases db after changes. All you need is a program to generate the
> right list at the right times into a tmp name on the same file system,
> then mv's to the included name for an atomic cutover. You are better
> off keeping that logic separate from anything else. In fact it doesn't
> even have to be logical if you put copies of the files where the
> appropriate shift supervisor or equivalent can edit them.
I was not aware of the :include: files. That does sound interesting
and I will definitely check it out.
Hugh E Cruickshank, Forward Software, www.forward-software.com
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