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Re: duplicate aliases keys

On Tue, 21 Dec 1999, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 20, 1999 at 01:26:15PM +0100, Roar Thronęs wrote:
> > I have noticed a problem in 2.99.52-pre3
> > 
> > If the aliases file contain two lines
> > 
> > one: two
> > one: two
> > 
> > then everything below the second one do not seem to get into the database
> > when using newaliases. (Using btree database)
> > 
> > Is it supposed to be like that, and if it is, is it possible to get newdb
> > to issue a warning and cancel the new db?
> This isn't the only incompatibility with sendmail's format of the aliases
> db.  zmailer requires quoting some things where sendmail doesn't and doesn't
> do sendmail like continuation lines (lines starting with a tab character)
> which at time results in a horribly unreadable zmailer aliases file.

The dbs did not behave like this under the cvs version released in March.
Gdbm database behaves as it should, though.

Another new thing is that :include:s must be world readable, and I'm not
sure I want that.
Is there any way to avoid it?

Roar Thronęs