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newaliases - rebuild the data base for the mail aliases file



        newaliases - rebuild the data base for the mail aliases file




        Newaliases  rebuilds  the  random access data base for the mail aliases
        file /etc/mail/aliases.  It must be run each time this file is  changed
        in order for the change to take effect.
        Newaliases is identical to ‘‘sendmail -bi’’.
        The newaliases utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.
        Notice:  do  not  use  makemap to create the aliases data base, because
        newaliases puts a special token into the data base that is required  by


        /etc/mail/aliases   The mail aliases file
        aliases(5), sendmail(8)


        The newaliases command appeared in 4.0BSD.
                          $Date: 2001/10/10 03:23:17 $            NEWALIASES(1)


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