Handling mail aliases

Spike Ilacqua spike@indra.com
Tue Jun 17 22:00:53 UTC 2003


> Why not?  How many users have aliases?

There are about 1000 aliases pointing to user account.

> How does that differ from sym-links?  That the data is in a file of some
> sort instead of a file directory can be important, but it is superfical.

Yeah, it could just be that sym-links *seem* ugly.

> I can't think of a reason to object to having dccm check ${dcc_user}
> before checking $i, except that I'm not sure it would work.
> Does Local_check_rcpt get delayed by "delay_checks"?

I don't believe "delay_checks" delays Local_check_rcpt.  How hard would
it be for DCCM handle aliases that expanded out to multiple address or
remote ones?

> P.S. ${dcc_whatever} must be used to minimize "name space pollution."

Makes sense to me.

->Spike



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