aliasmail – expand system wide mail aliases

upas/aliasmail arg ...


Aliasmail expands mail aliases, its arguments, according to alias files. Aliasmail is normally invoked by a rule in the upas rewrite file, rewrite(6).

If a line of an alias file begins with #include, the line is replaced by the contents of the file whose name follows. Other lines, beginning with # are ignored as comment.

Otherwise, lines begin with a name. The rest of a name line gives the expansion. The expansion may contain multiple addresses and may be continued to another line by appending a backslash. Items are separated by white space.

The alias files are searched in the order they are listed, one per line, in /mail/lib/namefiles. If the name is not found, the expansion is taken to be local!name. Under the –f option, alias files listed in /mail/lib/fromfiles are consulted instead, and the domain part only of the expansion is printed.

/mail/lib/namefiles   names of system alias files


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