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Re: please deactivate services by default!



Matthew Miller wrote:
On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 11:48:37AM +0100, Bill Crawford wrote:
I think a part of the startup hit is from rebuilding aliases
unconditionally.  That should be considered a bug and removed from the
sendmail init script (or at least changed to check if aliases is newer
than aliases.db before calling).
if [ aliases -nt aliases.db ]; then
    ...
fi

What if aliases includes other files?

:include: in the expansion is processed at expansion time and changes in those files don't require rebuilding the db. This is handy, for example, to let some user manage a mail group by editing the file that is included.

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  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com


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