sendmail 8.12.7 squawking after MS 4.11-1 upgrade
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Fri Jan 3 10:17:34 GMT 2003
At 09:27 03/01/2003, you wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK]
> > Sent: 02 January 2003 17:52
> > To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> > Subject: Re: sendmail 8.12.7 squawking after MS 4.11-1 upgrade
> > How about you just turn off AutoRebuildAliases? Quick and
> > simple solution to the problem, though I haven't a clue what
> > might be causing it. Your clock hasn't skewed has it?
>How about this?
>If autorebuild aliases is on in the cf file then presumably sendmail
>rebuilds the aliases each time the sendmail binary is run, and then
>periodically after that. Presumably, then, when mailscanner calls
>sendmail -qI<messageID> then the aliases are rebuild as part of the
>start up of sendmail. Hence aliases are rebuilt after every (batch of)
Sendmail should compare the date stamps and only rebuild it if the source
is newer than the db file(s).
>Turn off autorebuild either in your cf (well, in your m4 sources!), or
>if you feel you really do want it done periodically by the sendmail
>daemon (the sendmail -bd) then make sure it's explicitly turned off in
>the queue runs done by mailscanner with a command line option, or
>preferably make sure it's explicitly turned on by a command line option
>to the daemon sendmail (sendmail -bd -OAutoRebuildAliases=... if memory
>Just my thoughts.
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