postfix' newaliases

Billy O'Connor billyoc at
Sat Nov 23 17:10:23 PST 2002

do3 at (Dan Osterrath) writes:

> When trying to update the aliases database from postfix I get the following 
> error:
> postalias: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: Invalid argument
> My /etc/aliases:
> MAILER-DAEMON:    postmaster
> postmaster:       root
> hostmaster:       root
> This seems to happen with all other databases from postfix that are converted 
> with postfix. (i.e /etc/postfix/canonical)
> Is there a problem with postfix or with db?
> postfix 1.1.12
> db 4.1.24-8

I had problems with db-4.1.24 and every MTA I tried to build with it.
I'd suggest using db-4.0.14.

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