Restarting sendmail after config change ?

Kevin Miller Kevin_Miller at CI.JUNEAU.AK.US
Wed Nov 24 22:47:31 GMT 2004

William Burns wrote:
> Richard:
> Watch out!
> The previously posted example below looks to me like it overwrites
> your access file!
> A "fixed" version is here:
>> makemap hash /etc/mail/access.db < /etc/mail/access

Oddly, "looks like" is the operative phrase.  It actually doesn't.  The
makemap program automatically appends the .db to the target so the command:

  makemap hash /etc/mail/access < /etc/mail/access

doesn't hose you, although I usually do it from w/in the /etc/mail dir using
"makemap hash access < access"

Never tried it, but doing "makemap hash /etc/mail/access.db <
/etc/mail/access" might result in access.db.db.  Or not. <g>

Happy turkey day everyone (well, everyone that participates anyway).  One
thing I'm thankful for is guys like JF and a great support group like this

Kevin Miller                Registered Linux User No: 307357
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