[Mailman-Users] Adding the list aliases

Barry Finkel b19141 at britaine.ctd.anl.gov
Fri Sep 7 14:59:49 CEST 2007

"mattias" <jonsson at mj1.mine.nu> wrote:

>>>Eh i try i understand
>>>But the command newaliases -o ???
>>>Should i run

and I replied:

>>newaliases -oA/etc/aliases
>>assuming that that is the name of your aliases file.

and mattias replied:

>But are the command -o not removed in the newest mailman versions?

The newaliases command is a sendmail and/or Postfix command.  It is
supplied by those packages, not by Mailman.  The command takes


and creates


These two files are internal database formats of the aliases file
so that the sendmail/Postfix can search the alias file/database
more quickly.
Barry S. Finkel
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