Bug#429878: exim4-config: please explain format of /etc/exim4/lowuid-aliases

Johannes Rohr jorohr at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 10:29:20 UTC 2007

Am Donnerstag, den 21.06.2007, 08:19 +0200 schrieb Marc Haber:
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 11:37:28PM +0200, Johannes Rohr wrote:
> > Please explain the necessary format of /etc/exim4/lowuid-aliases in
> > README.Debian
> > 
> > Should it be the same as that of /etc/email-addresses?
> > 
> > Is there a way to use wildcards, in order to redirect all mail to system
> > users to a real user account? 
> It is just another alias file. And no, there is no wildcard mechanism.
> If you want all system users redirected, just don't use the lowuid
> mechanism.

OK, thanks. I suggest to have this piece of information integrated into

> > For some reason, the change seems to have broken the use of
> > /etc/email-addresses. At present, mail to root ends in the bitbucket.
> Can you please show this in debug output?

Forget about it. It was a local glitch caused by something else.



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